The study aims to provide a comprehensive account of how Australian families use music in their parenting practices and make recommendations for policy and practice in childcare and early learning and development.


Lead researcher Professor Margaret Barrett talks to The Kinderling Conversation radio program about the research.


Project members

Professor Margaret Barrett

Professor in Music Education
Director of Research
School of Music

Professor Graham Welch

Honorary Professor
School of Music

Dr Katie Zhukov

Music Research Fellow
Instrument Teacher - Piano
Music Research Fellow & Casual Academic
School of Music