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.
Home economics are invited to participate in a survey Food literacy at secondary schools in Australia.
A PhD research project is being undertaken through Griffith University that explores home economics teachers' perceptions regarding food literacy at secondary schools in Australia. Find out more about the research by reading the blog post, or go directly to the survey.
A visual snapshot of some of the conference highlights. Check out the photos from the fabulous social events: the Welcome function and the conference dinner.