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World Home Economics Day

Members and guests of HEIA (NSW division) met and celebrated World Home Economics Day at the Australian Catholic University, Strathfield on March 22nd, and were entertained and informed by Nicole Senior, practicing Dietitian and Nutritionist.

 Nicole gave an inspirational talk that outlined her professional, clinical and industry work; highlighting her experiences working overseas and   establishing her newest venture, her business: Professional Nutrition Services.  Nicole’s career includes co-authoring two books with our fellow HEIA member, Veronica Cuskelly; working in hospitals in Wales and the Children’s Hospital in Camperdown, Unilever, and as a freelance professional consultant including her writing for Super Food Ideas magazine.

Nicole spoke on the theme “Home Economics beyond one hundred years - empowering for the digital world”. A visit to her website:  will provide you with a range of information and resources that you may use in food technology lessons. Nicole has developed her own web site Managing communications is one of the things I do, so please be in touch if I can help your organisation” her qualifications, books, publications and articles are posted.

Margaret Fulton celebrates her 85th Birthday!

Thursday 15th October, an evening shared with good food, friends and plenty of bubbles. A delicious dinner was organised by Food Media club and held in the 'Strangers' dining room at NSW Parliament House, Macquarie St Sydney. Master Chef winner Julie Goodwin and her husband Mick were among the special guests invited to share this night.

  HEIA (NSW) president Kathleen Moss and members of the executive team experienced a truly memorable experience.



Food Fairness alliance summit - October 22 - 23 Surry Hills Sydney - why not attend??


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