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.

Welcome

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.


Food and textile tour of Turkey

A professional learning tour of Turkey has been developed for HEIA members and their partners and friends. Dreaming Turkey Tours is offering members a unique opportunity to travel to Turkey for a food and textile tour. Barish Akbacak will be leading the tour and has been taking groups of all sizes around his beloved Turkey for over 15 years.

Two eleven-day tours are scheduled for June and July 2015.

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HEIA national conference

HEIA national conference

Tuesday 30 September–Thursday 2 October 2014

Novotel Perth Langley, Western Australia

Join the conversation Follow HEIA on Twitter. Hashtag for conference is #HEIA2014. Look forward to your tweets!

Register now to secure places in the sessions of your choice. Popular concurrent sessions and site visits are filling fast. There are now only a few places left in some sessions. 

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World Home Economics Day 2014

Flavour Forecast recipe challenge

McCormick Foods Australia and HEIA invite you to involve your Year 9 and Year 10 home economics students in a national, education-focused recipe challenge.

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