Welcome to Solo Owner Select

Our new SOS membership is for sole traders that hold a hairdressing qualification and ABN.

If you are a freelancer, rent-a-chair, mobile hairdresser, or working from a home salon or commercial suite, this is for you!


Solo Owner Select membership benefits

The AHC is the trusted industry body to support you and your salon business in good times and challenging times. Whether you're in hairdressing or barbering, with one salon, many salons or you're a solo operator, you'll enjoy countless benefits from the support and information the AHC provides.

Solo Owner Select - or SOS for short - has been created for this significant, however largely unsupported sector of the hair and barber industry, due to demand. Our industry is stronger TOGETHER, and the AHC will provide a platform for qualified solo owners who wish to stand apart as ethical business operators and register their qualifications.

SOS has several membership benefits that are unique to the sole trader market. These include:

- SOS private Facebook group so you can be part of a community of industry experts and likeminded business owners just like you to ask questions, share information and be supported

- Access to AHC discounts and special offers from our Associate Members exclusively for SOS businesses, including a wide array of products and services

- Free and discounted education programs from industry leading educators including DCI Education and The Secret Fox Education online platforms

- A designated SOS membership manager who understands your business to answer questions and provide support

- Unique marketing content, regular newsletters, access to AHC videos and podcasts

- Invitation to join exclusive AHC events including Schmoozefest and the Leadership Summit

- Exclusive courses to help grow your technical and business knowledge

- A specially created and ever-growing SOS Resource Library containing dozens of templates and documents essential for running a sole trader business

- Access to business development materials, personal development, WHS, sustainability, and ATO resources

Access to one complimentary call to the AHC lawyers included in your membership

- Accreditation from Australia’s leading national industry body to endorse you as a quality, ethical business.

- AHC digital decal and membership certificate

- Business directory listing on the AHC website

Connecting our industry by supporting your voice to Government and raising industry standards

For a limited time only, AHC SOS membership is just $365 per year – that’s just $1 a day! 

We have flexible payment options to suit your budget and your AHC membership is 100% tax deductible!


Sign up to learn more about SOS membership!

Keep up to date with the latest SOS membership benefits - we are adding more every day.



"The AHC is my work wife, business go-to, support crew, legal advice and sometimes that weird friend whose comments keep you laughing. It’s full of likeminded people, sharing our wins and challenges, and sometimes providing the most valuable feedback you’ll ever get as a business owner."

Lee Hanmer, Bach Hair QLD



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