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SUPPORT FOR SALON & BARBER SHOP OWNERS

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From salon supplies to allied industry services, connect with thousands of businesses around Australia to promote your product or service.

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For public or private Registered Training Organisations. Connect with those who influence future directions in Training Package reviews and education.

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Are you a freelancer, solo operator, hairdresser with a compliant home business or in a rent-a-chair arrangement? This one’s for you!

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Teachers at private colleges or TAFE can connect with key industry players about vital training plans for your students’ future.

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The Hairdressing Australia Industry Register recognises and publicly promotes qualified, professional hairdressers working in compliant business structures.

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Resource Library

WELCOME TO THE AHC RESOURCE LIBRARY - This Business, Marketing & Customer Service documentation is exclusively available to AHC Members Only.

Education Hub

WELCOME TO THE AHC EDUCATION HUB - This Education and Training documentation is exclusively available to AHC Members Only.

Pathway Connect

COMING SOON! An exciting new program to help salon owners and employees work together towards one goal… success, happiness, confidence and financial security.

Resource Library

WELCOME TO THE AHC RESOURCE LIBRARY - This Business, Marketing & Customer Service documentation is exclusively available to AHC Members Only.

Education Hub

WELCOME TO THE AHC EDUCATION HUB - This Education and Training documentation is exclusively available to AHC Members Only.

Pathway Connect

COMING SOON! An exciting new program to help salon owners and employees work together towards one goal… success, happiness, confidence and financial security.

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Family Violence training for the hair, beauty and barbering industry

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YOUR VIBE ATTRACTS: Colour Clients + Instagram Marketing workshop with Kristina Russell & Nicole Healy - wave

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Latest News

The AHC is your trusted source for the latest news and developments from the Government, industry key players, education and training and national events.

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Breaking News & Industry Updates

2022 Australian Hair Fashion Awards Finalists Announced

2022 Australian Hair Fashion Awards Finalists Announced

Industry News, Blog

The 2022 Australian Hair Fashion Awards – sponsored by Presenting Partner Dyson and Principle Colour Partner O&M – is back for another year of celebrating the brightest stars currently shining within the Australian & New Zealand hairdressing industry. With such an incredible array of talent on display, the judging panel’s job in 2022 was certainly a difficult one.

Australian Hair Industry Awards 2022 - Business - Finalists Announced

Australian Hair Industry Awards 2022 - Business - Finalists Announced

Industry News, Business News, Blog

Mocha Group are excited to announce the finalists for the Australian Hair Industry Awards 2022- Business. Launched in 2011 by esteemed trade visionary Linda Woodhead and the Mocha Group team, the AHIA’s- Business are renowned as the definitive awards program of business excellence for Australia’s leading hairdressers, salons, specialist businesses, educators and professional products. These accolades come as a welcome reprieve after challenging years with salons and hairdressers ready to look ahead and celebrate their achievements with one another.

AHC Industry Day 2022 - A Wrap

AHC Industry Day 2022 - A Wrap

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Industry Day is absolutely unique on the Australian hairdressing calendar. It is the only industry event that brings educators together from across the entire industry across Australia. Facilitated by the AHC’s National Training Committee, the room was full of the who’s who of industry educators, including salon owners and in-salon educators, company and supplier educators, independent industry educators, plus RTO management and teachers from both TAFE and private providers. The theme of the day focussed on “What does the best training experience look like for our apprentice Hairdressers and Barbers?"

PR Pathways to support 457 & 482 Visa holders

PR Pathways to support 457 & 482 Visa holders

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By now everyone seems to be aware that the Minister of Immigration announced last week that there will be some positive changes coming for temporary skilled workers looking for a pathway to permanent residency. Is it the magic pill that everyone was speaking about to assist all temporary 482/457 visa holders to get to PR? Perhaps not exactly… These changes however will benefit skilled workers who remained here during the pandemic and encourage them to stay in Australia permanently.

2022 Australian Hair Fashion Awards Finalists Announced

2022 Australian Hair Fashion Awards Finalists Announced

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Australian Hair Industry Awards 2022 - Business - Finalists Announced

Australian Hair Industry Awards 2022 - Business - Finalists Announced

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AHC Industry Day 2022 - A Wrap

AHC Industry Day 2022 - A Wrap

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PR Pathways to support 457 & 482 Visa holders

PR Pathways to support 457 & 482 Visa holders

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