Hairdressing, Beauty and Barbering

Voice of the hairdressing, beauty and barbering industry

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ARA Hair and Beauty (formerly HBIA) is the voice of the Australian Hairdressing, Beauty and Barbering industries. 

Our association has the first-hand industry experience to truly understand the needs of business owners in the personal services sector. We provide support by way of industrial relations, employee relations, key advocacy committees and roundtables discussing matters and influencing legislation that shapes our industry. 





ARA Hair and Beauty is the industry peak body for Hairdressing, Beauty, Make-up and Barbering. We are an inclusive brand that celebrates the diversity of our members across our sector.

We provide:

  • Access to ERMS Portal:

     - Awards and Wages

      - Policies

      - Hiring

      - Employee Management

      - Termination

      - Hazard/Incident Management

      - WHS

      - Covid 19

      - Employee contracts

  • Clarity and leadership to our members regarding industrial relations, employment relations, WHS, education

  • Events

  • A dedicated team of legal experts


We communicate to our members directly, regularly and have a devoted media, marketing, comms and policy team who source information that is relevant and timely.

We have a dedicated Industry professional and membership team who are available to answer any questions or provide guidance to getting you the best support.


Education is the foundation of our ever-evolving industry.

We offer relevant contemporary education to the Hairdressing, Beauty, Make-up and Barbering Industry to make your business profitable.

We support and promote highly skilled industry professionals whose thought leadership paves the way for us to promote the evolution of the professional Salon,clinic or retail store within the personal services sector. 

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