Home Economics Institute of Australia Inc.


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Membership to HEIA is available in different categories.

Categories of membership

Full membership

(this would be a link to the fields as would all bolded and underlined below) necessitates a home economics qualification at Certificate IV or higher.

Associate membership

necessitates study in home economics or related area at a level less than Certificate IV and/or work in an area of home economics.

Not-in-paid employment (NIPE)
Student membership (with digital journal)

is for full-time students who wish to receive a digital copy of the HEIA journal. Students may renew annually.

Overseas membership

overseas members are affiliated to a Division of their choice.

School group membership

entitles any one primary, secondary school or college or TAFE campus to nominate up to six (6) members of that school or college to be included in its membership of HEIA. Nominees need either a qualification in home economics, or to work in a home economics related area such as health, technology or studies of society, or have interests and/or expertise such that their membership is seen to benefit the Institute. All members of a school membership are able to take advantage of benefits offered by HEIA. Schools receive only one copy of the journal and other publications.

Note: schools with more than six (6) members: a membership fee of $50.00 for each member over the nominated number.

International Federation for Home Economics (IFHE)

HEIA Inc. will no longer process fees for IFHE. Please use this link to pay the fees directly to International Federation for Home Economics.

Discounts available for two- and five-year memberships of HEIA.

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