Branches and Chapters

Elected November 2019.

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

Kylie Van Dijik
Joel Copeland
Margaret Thomas
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 Elisabeth Vickery
Treasurer/Public Officer Rose Bloom

Julie Logan
Jacqui Fane
Amy Richardson
Jenny Samild
Jay House
Simone Butler
Cara Burrel
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 Ann Slade
Secretary Melissa Black
Treasurer Michael Scanlan
Committee Members Alisen McLeod
Debbie O’Shea
Karen Gordon
Michelle Sanders
do-re-mi Coordinator
Mackay Chapter (QLD)
President Jill Green
Vice President Patricia Casey
Secretary Linda Miller
Treasurer Judith Power
Townsville Chapter (QLD)
President Carmel Todd
Vice President Kerry Rehn
Secretary John Goulter
Treasurer Fiona Burnett

Janet Askern
Alix Hansen
Jane Jocumsen
Melissa Castorina
Robin Shaw
Scott Williamson

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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
Adrienne Cullity
Treasurer Marg Lange OAM
Secretary Lisa Williamson
Newsletter Editor Yvonne Tysoe
Victorian Branch
Contact Emily Dittman
(For all membership, event and administrative matters)
Contact Mark O’Leary OAM
(For all other matters)
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Branch Committee
President Mark O’Leary OAM
Vice President Susan Searle
Secretary Melissa Karakaltsas
Treasurer Lisa Sheppard
Committee Members                          
Ebony Birch-Hanger
Aaron Yeoh
Elizabeth Tindall
Prudence Patello
Lesley Collins
Ruth Friend
James Gaspari
Stefania Gatt
Renee Heron
Alex St Vincent Welsh
Rowena Tall
Western Australian Branch
Contact Jason Boron
Postal PO Box 1073 Claremont WA 6910
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Branch Committee
President Jason Boron
Vice President Donna Cianciosi
Secretary Rosalie Scott
Treasurer Claire Armstrong
Committee Members
Veronica Aske
Hayley Burns
Elissa Fleming
Pamela Grubb
Katie Hodson
Rosalie Scott
Peter Shanhun
Kate Wilson


About Kodály Australia

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Thank you for sustaining the vision

Today was a landmark occasion in the history of Kodály Australia. This year for the first time we postponed the national conference and brought our community together online – and what a success it was! Nearly three hundred music educators …
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Kodály Australia Virtual Summit 28 September 2020

Join fellow educators throughout the world for a day of inspiring online presentations, practical workshops and engaging discussions led by internationally renowned leaders. The Summit will be recorded and all registered will receive access to the recording.  So if you can’t make it on the day, still …
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Kodály Australia Stands Against Racism and Discrimination

Kodály Australia stands against racism and discrimination in all forms. The Black Lives Matter movement has energised important conversations and learning in the global music education community concerning systemic racism and oppression, cultural appropriation, decolonisation, and censorship of indigenous cultures. …
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SA Music Education Strategy and ISME Partnerships

I am pleased to announce that Kodály Australia has recently partnered with the South Australia Government Department for Education Music Education Strategy and the International Society for Music Education. The Music Education Strategy (MES) aspires to increase access to valued …
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2020 Kodály Australia Conference – Postponement

After close consultation with stakeholders and careful consideration, we have made the difficult decision to postpone the 2020 Kodály Australia Conference until September/October 2022 to be held in Canberra, ACT. Having spent the best part of 2 years preparing for …
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