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.
HEIA's newsletter is going digital...and coming to you more often. Make sure you do not miss out on our new-look, monthly newsletter by ensuring we have your correct email address. This includes all school members. To check, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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HEIA is looking forward to its new phase in communicating with all members by producing regular digital newsletters. Nikki Boswell is HEIA's inaugural digital newsletter editor. Read about the diverse range of skills and attributes Nikki brings to this role.
World Home Economics Day (WHED) is celebrated on 21 March each year.
The theme for WHED 2015 is Home Economics literacy: Skills for families and consumers. We welcome your participation in the WHED 2015 campaign, Sharing food: Healthy and sustainable choices. How are you going to make this a fantastic occasion and show global action for food and environmental literacy? Register your participation in this exciting global event now.
Keep an eye out for divisional celebrations of WHED as well.