Home Economics Institute of Australia (Qld)

A powerful voice for the home economics profession in Queensland. We provide leadership, products and services to meet the professional needs of home economics professionals.
Our Community

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.

Our Focus

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)

What’s in store at the HEIA(Q) 2023 State Conference?

WOW!! What a great line up of talented and inspiring presenters for the 2023 HEIAQ State Conference!

The keynotes are drawn from the best of internationally-known presenters, both are experts in their field as ...

Celebrate World Home Ec Day!

HEIA(Q) invites you to celebrate World Home Economics Day! Held at Moreton Bay College on March 25th, 2023, from 10am – midday. Take part in a practical workshop to explore e-textiles, tinker with LEDs ...

‘Queensland to a T’ Exhibition

‘Queensland to a T’ Exhibition Tea towel or historic artefact?

On Monday 12 December, HEIA(Q) hosted a guided tour of the State Library of Queensland’s ‘Queensland to a T’ exhibition. It was an intriguing ...

The McCormick recipe challenge is a challenge designed by McCormick Foods Australia and the Home Economics Institute of Australia Inc., typically for Year 9 and Year 10 home economics students in Australian schools. The challenge usually involves students, individually or in teams, developing original recipes to support the McCormick® Flavour Forecast® for that year. 

HEIA(Q) conferences

The HEIA(Q) 2023 conference committee is excited to announce the theme for the state conference to be held on Saturday 26 August: Innovators and change makers 2022. 

The HEIA(Q) state conference will be held on Saturday 26 August 2023 at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre.
Please mark the date in your diary and if appropriate apply for funding now.

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