The HBIA provides support to businesses in the hair & beauty industry.

We think of ourselves as the industry's helpdesk, providing the expertise and tools to help you navigate the hairdressing, barbering and beauty industry minefield. 

With an audience of over 20,000 hairdressing salons and beauty clinics, let us align decision-makers with your products or services so that your message reaches the right people.

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The HBIA advocates, supports, and protects on behalf of members from business owners, brands, and students, and educational institutes. We are a business hub that connects the hairdressing, barbering, and beauty industry.

Our association has the first-hand industry experience and truly understands the needs of salon owners.


We work to empower our members and provide access to relevant business advice, resources, and connections to enable them to grow and manage their businesses successfully.

Let us take care of the nitty-gritty, so you can get back to running and growing your beautiful business.

About us

We care about you. 

We participate in industrial relations, employee relations, and other government tribunals matters and influence legislation that influences you. 

We acknowledge your skills.

The HBIA understands the importance of acknowledging and celebrating the many individuals in the industry. To showcase the talent that surrounds us, we run the iconic Hairdressing Championships each year, amongst other events like the Apprentice, Student & Educator Awards.

Want to know how? 

The HBIA stays at the forefront of industry news, trends, and business requirements by collaborating with our board and members, comprised of some of the industry's most influential figures.

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