National Fitness Council
The National Fitness Council, established in 1939, promoted physical fitness in the general communityand advised the Education Department on the best ways of implementing physical fitness in school children. The Council ceased meeting in 1969.
The Department of Public Instruction established the Physical Education and National Fitness Branch in 1939. The Branch was responsible for the supervision of physical education in schools, weekly and vacation swimming schools and the organisation of training courses in physical education.
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