Home Economics Institute of Australia Inc.

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    Home economics is an interdisciplinary field of study, having as its focus the wellbeing of people in everyday living in households and families.

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    HEIA is the peak body for the home economics profession in Australia.

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    HEIA represents the interests of home economists working in education industry, community health, consumer affairs, and family and household management.


The Home Economics Institute of Australia Inc. (HEIA) is the peak professional body for home economics professionals in Australia. HEIA provides a national focus for home economics and home economists working in education, community health and industry. HEIA cooperates and affiliates with bodies at a state, national and international level concerned with the education of, and advocacy for, families and households in everyday living. HEIA promotes public recognition of the role of home economists, sets professional standards for the practice of home economics and promotes the professional standing of home economists.

Register now for the Flavour Forecast Recipe Challenge webinar 

Registrations are now open for all teachers to participate in the free Flavour Forecast Recipe Challenge webinar on Monday 23 May 2016. Two webinars will be offered so you can chose which time slot suits you best.

You can also find out more about this year's Challenge under the Events section. Here you will find the design brief and a range of resources to use with your students.

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Home Economics without borders

The 2017 HEIA conference Home Economics without borders is being held in Melbourne, Victoria from 11-13 January 2017.

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King & Amy O'Malley Trust scholarships

Applications are now open for the King & Amy O'Malley Trust scholarships. If you are undertaking tertiary study in a home economics-related course, find out how you can apply for these scholarships. Applications close on the last Friday in July.

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