Associate Professor Jane Freemantle OAM

Board Director


Associate Professor Freemantle’s academic career as a paediatric epidemiologist has focused on developing population data sets that use linked population data. These data have enabled the development of a sound and comprehensive evidence base to guide policy and evaluate clinical practice and public health initiatives, particularly in the area of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women, children and communities. She currently holds the position of (Hon) Principal Research Fellow at the School of Population and Global Health, the University of Melbourne and Associate Professor Department of Paediatrics and Child Health at University of Western Australia. She is a Director in the Lauriston Girls School Foundation and an Academic Advisor in Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne.

Dr Freemantle is an Examining Chaplain within the Anglican Diocese of Melbourne and holds numerous lay positions within the Anglican Dioceses of Melbourne and Wangaratta including Lay Reader in the Diocese of Wangaratta.

Dr Freemantle was appointed to the BSL Board in December 2017. She is the Chair of the Quality & Care Governance Committee and a member of the Nominations, Governance and People Committee. She is the Ambassador for the Tucker’s Gift Supporter Circle.