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Professor Brett Freudenberg


Brett Freudenberg

Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics
+61 (0)7 3735 8071 (Work)
N50 1.31, Nathan Campus

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Brett Freudenberg is a Professor – Taxation at Griffith University (Australia). Brett’s expertise is evidenced by a Fulbright scholarship (2006) and a strong publication record with over 70 refereed publications in leading Australian and international journals. His tax research includes international comparative law studies (such as tax flow-through companies, tax reforms for the arts sector and Islamic Finance), as well as the taxation of business forms (particularly trusts). In 2009 Brett was invited to present his PhD research findings to the Australian Treasury as part of the Henry Tax Review. Also his PhD was awarded the CCH-ATTA Doctoral Prize which saw it published as a book in 2011: Tax Flow-Through Companies. He has also successfully conducted research grants for CPA Australia and Arts Qld. Brett’s effectiveness as a teacher has been recognised through five national awards (including the award of two Australian Learning and Teaching Council citations: 2008 & 2011). He is also a meticulous and rigorous scholar in learning and teaching with numerous refereed publications in the areas of work-integrated learning, self-efficacy, generic capabilities and information literacy. Prior to commencing with Griffith University, Brett was a senior taxation consultant with KPMG and a lawyer with Corrs Chambers Westgarth. A full list of Associate Professor Freudenberg’s research can be viewed at:


  • Member
    Law Futures Centre2003


  • PhD
    Griffith University, Nathan, Australia
  • Masters of Tax Law
    The University of NSW
  • Bachelor of Laws
  • Bachelor Of Business