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.

Free webinar for members

Have you booked in for the Dietary Guidelines: Implications for Home Ec webinar? This webinar is being held on Wednesday 13 May 2015, and is free for all HEIA members.

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Flavour Forecast 2015 Recipe Challenge

McCormick Foods Australia and HEIA are excited to announce the launch of the Years 9 and 10 Flavour Forecast 2015 Recipe Challenge.

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World Home Economics Day 2014

Celebrating World Home Economics Day 2015

World Home Economics Day (WHED) is celebrated on 21 March each year. Read how divisions celebrated WHED this year on the HEIA blog.

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