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Ivan Francis Southall, Australian author. Decorated Order of Australia, Distinguished Flying Cross RAAF; recipient Emeritus Fellowship award, Australian Council, 1993, Book of Year award, Australian Children's Council, 1970, Phoenix award, Children's Literature Association, 2003, Dromkeen medal, 2003. Foundation president Knoxbrooke Day Training Center for Intellectually Handicapped, Victoria, 1967—1969.

Background

Southall, Ivan Francis was born on June 8, 1921 in Melbourne, Victoria BNA, Australia. Son of Francis Gordon and Rachel Elizabeth (Voutier) Southall.

Education

Educated, public schools, Victoria.

Career

Writer since 1947; Whitall. Lecturer, Library of Congress 1973. May Hill Arbuthnot Honor Lecturer 1974.

Australian Children’s Book of the Year.

Works

Religion

Salvation can be achieved through deep and sincere believe in God.

Politics

The commitment of individual Christians to work for social and political change should be recognized as a fully legitimate form of Christian discipleship.

Views

All individuals should be sensitive to others by using appropriate language when referring to any person.

Membership

Foundation president Knoxbrooke Day Training Center for Intellectually Handicapped, Victoria, 1967—1969.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    House and garden.

Connections

Married Joy Blackburn, September 8, 1945. Children: Andrew John, Roberta Joy, Elizabeth Rose, Melissa Frances. Married Susan Helen Westerlund, November 11, 1976.

father:
Francis Gordon Southall

mother:
Rachel Elizabeth (Voutier) Southall

spouses:
Joy Blackburn

Susan Helen Westerlund

children:
Andrew John Southall

Roberta Joy Southall

Elizabeth Rose Southall

Melissa Frances Southall