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.
Friday 4 April – Sunday 6 April 2014, Canberra
The weekend includes an informal welcome barbecue on Friday evening and an Australian Curriculum seminar, Council meeting and Annual General Meeting and official celebratory dinner on Saturday. Visit the HEIA Shop to purchase tickets; email Peta Craig firstname.lastname@example.org to register attendance of free events.
Monday 29 September–
Wednesday 1 October 2014
More details coming.
Empowering individuals, families and communities—Through Home Economics
As 2014 is the 20th anniversary of the International Year of the Family, World Home Economics Day 2014 focuses on the theme: ‘Empowering individuals, families and communities—Through Home Economics’.