Home Economics Institute of Australia (Qld)
Our members from across Queensland are passionate about what they do. We provide opportunities for collaboration, advocacy, and networking through our variety of events and online networks.
We represent and advocate for home economics professionals in the workplace and in the community. We also develop resources, and provide continuing education and professional development opportunities.
Awards & Competitions
Throughout the year HEIA(Q) makes a number of awards to HEIA(Q) members, and also works with other organisations to present scholarships and prizes to members and their students.
News from HEIA(Q)
The HEIA(Q) Committee of Management is proud to launch its new digital newsletter. For 2020, members will receive the first two issues as hard copy, but will also be able to access the newsletters digitally. Click here to access the digital copy of the first issue for 2020. We hope that you enjoy the new format.
Check out the news and resources related to the 2020 McCormick/HEIA Recipe Challenge. On the same page you will find links to the resources for all the Challenges since 2013. Plenty of material to develop your own Challenges.
Due to COVID-19, the HEIA national 2020 conference has been postponed to 27–29 September 2021. It will still be held at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre and it is planned to retain the current academic program, site visits and pre-and post-conference tours, as well as the planned social events—the conference dinner, welcome reception and dine-around.
Members are urged to plan ahead and maybe consider spreading your registration fees and other expenses across both 2020 and 2021.
Full three-day registration includes:
- attendance at the welcome reception on Sunday 27 September at The (fabulous) Brisbane Powerhouse
- attendance at all six plenary sessions, six concurrent sessions and one site visit, with 48 concurrent sessions and nine site visits from which to choose
- tea/coffee on arrival, morning tea and lunch each day
- closing drinks.
Daily registration is also available.
We hope to see you at the conference.
HEIA 2021 Conference Secretariat
Tel: +61 7 3848 2100
PO Box 351, Hamilton Central QLD 4007 Australia