Branches and Chapters

Elected November 2021.

Australian Capital Territory Branch
Contact Katharine Finlayson
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Branch Committee
President Katharine Finlayson
Vice President Kimberley Steele
Secretary Jaki Fraser
Treasurer Jarrod Schindler
Committee Members

Kylie Van Dijik
Owen Bingham
Margaret Thomas
Dan Ruthven

New South Wales Branch
Contact Catriona Turnbull
Postal PO Box 603 Five Dock NSW 2046
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Branch Committee
President Catriona Turnbull
Vice President Naomi Cooper
Secretary Kelsey de Woronin
Treasurer/Public Officer Rose Bloom

Julie Logan
Jacqui Fane
Jay House
Simone Butler
Jackie O’Connor
Kristin Potter

Course Co-ordinators
AKC Early Childhood
AKC Primary
Julie Logan
Catriona Turnbull
Newsletter Content Editors Simone Butler
do-re-mi Coordinator Julie Logan


Queensland Branch
Contact Sue Beech
Postal KMEIA Queensland Inc
PO Box 25 Burpengary QLD 4505
Social Media Facebook / Twitter @kmeiaqld
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Branch Committee
President Deb Brydon
Vice President Alisen McLeod
Secretary Melissa Black
Treasurer Debbie O’Shea
Committee Members

Heather Francis
Karen Gordon
Kathy Rappel
Cathy Cheel

do-re-mi Coordinator
Patricia Casey 
Mackay Chapter (QLD)
President Linda Miller
Vice President Patricia Casey
Secretary Patti Courtice
Treasurer Judith Power
Committee Members

Caireen Holt
Jill Green
Jocelyn Schuh
Jodie Hunt
Emily Walker
Susie Fredline
Therese Madam

Townsville Chapter (QLD)
President Carmel Todd
Vice President Kerry Rehn
Secretary Scott Williamson
Treasurer Fiona Burnett

Melissa Castorina
Bec Bigalla
Tess Nichols
Adriana Di Bella

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South Australian Branch
Contact Gaby Freer

6 Baroota Ave, Rostrevor SA 5073

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Branch Committee
President Gaby Freer
Vice Presidents
Stephanie Eaton
Treasurer Marg Lange OAM
Secretary Cathy Nicholls
Newsletter Editor Yvonne Tysoe
Victorian Branch
Contact Emily Dittman
(For all membership, event and administrative matters)
Postal  PO Box 4059, Narre Warren South, VIC 3805
Phone 0491 104 626
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Branch Committee
President Renee Heron
Vice President Anna van Veldhuisen
Secretary Alex St Vincent Welsh
Treasurer Rowena Tall
Committee Members                          
Melissa Gregory
Alahana Somerville
Western Australian Branch
Contact  Hayley Burns
Postal PO Box 1073 Claremont WA 6910
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Branch Committee
President Hayley Burns
Vice President Kimberley Lloyd
Secretary Rosalie Scott
Treasurer Elissa Fleming
Committee Members
Gillian Archer
Jason Boron
Melissa Foss
Hilary Price
Peter Shanhun
Kate Wilson


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On behalf of Kodály Australia, I write to thank you for your support this year and offer our season’s greetings. I trust your work has now wrapped up for the year, and you are celebrating the festive season with family …
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2022 Awards for Excellence in Australian Kodály-inspired Music Education

It is an honour to introduce you to the 2022 Awards for Excellence in Australian Kodály-inspired Music Education. These awards aim to recognise members of our community who in the past two years have made an exceptional contribution and impact …
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Identifying Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Members

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Research invitation: Early Career Music Teachers’ Readiness

Kodály Australia is proud to support Australian music education research that may benefit our members. Early career music teachers within five years of graduating from an initial teacher education program are invited to participate in the research project, Early Career …
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