Physical activity and physical education, particularly contact sports carry inherent risks of injury.
Parents are advised that the Department of Education Training and the Arts does not have Personal Accident Insurance cover for students.
Education Queensland has public liability cover for all approved school activities and provides compensation for students injured at school ONLY when the Department is negligent. If this is not the case, then all costs associated with the injury are the responsibility of the parent or caregiver.
It is a personal decision for parents as to the type and level of private insurance they arrange to cover students for any accidental injury that may occur.