Freda Briggs, Emeritus Professor in Child Development Expert Opinion Panel

Vale Freda Briggs, Emeritus Professor in Child Development

Sadly, Author Emeritus Professor Freda Briggs AO, Humanitarian and Child Protection Expert passed away in 2016.

She was a researcher and lecturer in sociology, child protection and family studies for the University of South Australia.













In 2000, Freda was a recipient of the Senior Australian Of The Year award. Her expertise saw her consulted by the World Health Organisation on programs to protect children from violence. She was also consulted to the New Zealand Police, Department of Education in Australia, Anglicare and UNICEF.

Freda published 19 books on child abuse and child protection issues and wrote countless journals.

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