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.

20th anniversary celebrations for HEIA

20th anniversary celebrations for HEIA

Friday 4 April – Sunday 6 April 2014, Canberra

The weekend included an informal welcome barbecue on Friday evening and an Australian Curriculum seminar, Council meeting and Annual General Meeting and official celebratory dinner on Saturday. 

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HEIA national conference

HEIA national conference

Tuesday 30 September– Thursday 2 October 2014

Perth, WA

Call for papers close on Thursday 24 April.

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World Home Economics Day 2014

King and Amy O'Malley Trust scholarships for home economics students 

The application form for the 2015 King and Amy O'Malley Trust scholarships is now available. Closing date for all applications is Friday 25 July.

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