Branches and Chapters

Elected November 2020.

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 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 Alisen McLeod
Secretary Melissa Black
Treasurer Debbie O’Shea
Committee Members

Heather Francis
Karen Gordon
Kathy Chan
Michelle Sanders
Sarah Landis 

do-re-mi Coordinator
Mackay Chapter (QLD)
President Jill Green
Vice President Patricia Casey
Secretary Linda Miller
Treasurer Judith Power
Committee Members Caireen Holt
Jocelyn Shuh
Kathryn Woodruff
Marilyn Stokes
Patti Courtice
Susie Fredline
Therese Madam
Townsville Chapter (QLD)
President Carmel Todd
Vice President Kerry Rehn
Secretary John Goulter
Treasurer Fiona Burnett

Melissa Castorina
Sue Laing
Robin Shaw
Scott Williamson
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 Susan Searle
Secretary Alex St Vincent Welsh
Treasurer Lisa Sheppard
Committee Members                          
Anna Van Veldhuisen
Ebony Birch-Hanger
Elizabeth Tindall
James Gaspari
Juliana Kay
Lesley Collins
Mark O’Leary OAM
Prudence Patello
Ruth Friend
Rowena Tall
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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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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Congratulations Dr Aleta King

Kodály Australia is proud to congratulate and celebrate member Dr Aleta King who recently completed the Doctor of Musical Arts at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, The University of Sydney. Dr King’s doctoral research investigated the role of the conductor …
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Quality Initial Teacher Education (ITE) Review

Kodály Australia is deeply concerned regarding the current state of initial music teacher education in Australian universities. The last decade has seen a sharp decline in the provision of specialist music teacher education across the country, particularly for early childhood …
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Australian Curriculum Consultation Survey & Written Submission

Kodály Australia believes that every child and young person needs access to quality and valued music education. The Australian Curriculum: The Arts provides an important framework in which we work to deliver school music education for all. We are committed …
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Australian Curriculum Consultation: Have your voice heard

The draft of the revised Australian Curriculum is open for public consultation until Thursday 8 July 2021 and it is time to have your voice heard. There are significant implications for music in the proposed curriculum, and this is the …
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