Help shape the future of our industry by joining H.A.I.R.

Join H.A.I.R. the Hairdressing Australia Industry Register for just $69 per year. TOGETER we can make a difference.

The creation of H.A.I.R. was in direct response to industry feedback of more than 1800 industry members. 95% of those surveyed believed that the Australian hairdressing industry SHOULD be registered in order to protect its reputation and integrity and safeguard consumers from unqualified hair practitioners that do not meet industry standards.

First and foremostly, H.A.I.R. is here to help safeguard and grow the industry. Its existence allows us to:

  • professionalise the industry
  • bring qualified professionals together as a united front to make positive changes for Australian hairdressing
  • give the hairdressing industry qualification credibility
  • create a respected image for hairdressers all over Australia
  • produce national consumer awareness campaigns
  • provide consumers with a comprehensive list of qualified hairdressers around the country
  • improve industry standards
  • protect consumers from kitchen operators and unqualified individuals conducting hair services in non-compliant  businesses


Why should I join H.A.I.R.?
This is your opportunity to support professionalising the hair industry and make a stand against unqualified operators, whose numbers are rising rapidly. Once registered, you will receive yourindustry approved digital I.D. to showcase that you are qualified professional working in a compliant business. Give your customers and employer confidence in your skills and qualifications.
How much does it cost?
$69 per year including GST. Your registration is tax deductible and works out at just $5.75 per month.
Why should I have to pay?
All funds will be used for media and PR campaigns to promote consumer awareness and safety in choosing qualified hairdressers ONLY to take care of their hairdressing needs – so we can educate consumers and employers on where they can find you.
How does this affect me?
Here’s a snapshot of the last 12 months…how quickly our industry changes.
In 2017:  96,000 ABNs were registered for Hair & Beauty
In 2018:  111,000 ABNs are registered for Hair & Beauty

That’s an increase of 15,000 hair and beauty businesses over the last year!
In 2017:  54,582 ABNs not registered for GST
In 2018:  65,656 ABNs not registered for GST

This shows that in the last 12 months, 65,656 individuals in the hair and beauty industry claim they will turn over less than $75,000 a year. That's an increase of 11,000+ ABNs not registered for GST from 2017!
Makes you think, doesn’t it?
In 2017 there were approximately 13,000 hair salons in Australia….we need to act NOW and we can only make a difference with your help and support.
For more information or any questions call me at AHC Head Office on (02) 4929 6098 or email
Join together, make a stand, let your voice be heard, register your qualification now with H.A.I.R.



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