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SUPPORT FOR SALON & BARBER SHOP OWNERS

Specialised employment lawyers to answer your HR and staffing queries.

A resource Library with 400+ valuable links and resources.

Connection to industry through social media, education and live events.

$100 discounts on all Job advertisements with HeadHunter Recruitment.

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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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Single Operator

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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Pathway Connect

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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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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To educate, inform and make better business

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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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

AHC Industry Day 2022 - A Wrap

AHC Industry Day 2022 - A Wrap

Industry News, Blog

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

Industry News, Business News, Blog

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.

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ShortcutsPay Zero Cost EFTPOS

Industry News, Business News

Talking about EFTPOS terminals isn’t the sexiest topic, we’ll admit. But talking about ways to save easy money simply by running your salon? Oh honey, we are listening!

How a membership program can benefit your business

How a membership program can benefit your business

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The last two years have created a huge amount of uncertainty for everyone in business. To help salons reduce the cashflow uncertainty, attract new clients and increase their business valuation through direct debit membership programs, AHC Associate Member Payleadr has released a free membership toolkit for salons spas and clinics. This toolkit provides everything you need to design and implement an effective membership program, to generate strong and predictable recurring revenue.

AHC Industry Day 2022 - A Wrap

AHC Industry Day 2022 - A Wrap

Industry News, Blog
PR Pathways to support 457 & 482 Visa holders

PR Pathways to support 457 & 482 Visa holders

Industry News, Business News, Blog
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ShortcutsPay Zero Cost EFTPOS

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How a membership program can benefit your business

How a membership program can benefit your business

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"AHC membership is the best investment I have ever made for my business."

The AHC represents more than 1500 salons around Australia and is the leading industry body in hairdressing and barbering. Everything we do is for the benefit of our members and our industry. 

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The Energy Australia team is always looking for ways to help customers save on their energy costs.

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Austbrokers Countrywide

Austbrokers Countrywide look after more than 1,000 salon professionals, including some of the industry's biggest names. They've listened to what is important to you and have teamed up with Vero, one of Australia's largest insurers, to design policies that cover the risks you face, ensuring you receive insurance styled especially for you.

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Salon Club

Payleadr provides digital recurring payment solutions to the hair and beauty industry, enabling salons to effortlessly implement and manage client memberships to generate secure recurring revenue.

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Afterpay

Afterpay is Australia's largest Buy Now Pay Later platform. We empower customers to access the things they want and need, like hair services and products, while still allowing them to maintain financial wellness and control, by splitting payments in four, for both online and in-salon purchases.

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