An estimated one in every five Australian school children are infested with head lice at any given time, and the return of the school year 2011 is expected to see a spike in cases as a result of growing resistance to some of the older chemical treatments.

We are trying to develop a snapshot of infections across the country and investigate the best and most efficient ways of treatment and elimination.

By participating in this survey you will be helping us to achieve this goal. Thank you for your support.

We suggest you complete one survey per child