Journal article

Delayed Disaster Impacts on Academic Performance of Primary School Children

Lisa Gibbs, Jane Nursey, Janette Cook, Greg Ireton, Nathan Alkemade, Michelle Roberts, H Colin Gallagher, Richard Bryant, Karen Block, Robyn Molyneaux, David Forbes

CHILD DEVELOPMENT | WILEY | Published : 2019


Funding Acknowledgements

We appreciate the opportunity provided by the Department of Education and Training to analyze such important data sets and note that all research findings and opinions are those of the authors and should not be attributed to the department. It is noted that coauthor Michelle Roberts is employed by the Department of Education and Training. We gratefully acknowledge the generous funding provided by the Teachers Health Foundation. We also acknowledge the NHMRC TRIP Fellowship held by Lisa Gibbs and additional salary support from the Jack Brockhoff Foundation for Lisa Gibbs and Karen Block. In addition to the study authors, the following partners are contributing to the ongoing Strengthening Schools Communities study: Victorian Department of Health and Human Services, Australian Red Cross, and Cindy Wilson and Gloria Melham from Catholiccare Wollongong, and community member Jane Fraga. We also thank Shane Kavanaugh for his comments on technical aspects of this article.