Barbara Minuzzo is an allied health and community safety consultant leader with postgraduate qualifications in health promotion.
Barbara is an internationally recognised youth health and safety expert with particular expertise in child and adolescent injury prevention and safety promotion. She is a certifier for the International Safe Communities Certifying Centre – Global (formerly the World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Centre for Community Safety Promotion), and part of the International Society for Child and Adolescent Injury Prevention (ISCAIP) Rescue Team.
Barbara is an executive officer for the Victorian Safe Communities Network (VSCN). She is also co-chair of the Australian Safe Communities Foundation; a board member of the International Safe Community Certifying Centre; a board member of the Pan Pacific Safe Communities Network (America, Canada, New Zealand, Australia); a member of the Communities That Care Australia Board; and an executive member of the Australian Injury Prevention Network (AIPN).
Barbara was a co-founder of the Transportation of Children and Youth with Additional Needs (TOCAN) working group and continues to be an honorary working group member. She worked at The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH), Melbourne, for over 20 years.