Become a member and help reclaim our industry!

One Free Listing on the SA Qualified Hairdressers Register
SAHBA has launched an exciting new project that aims to recognise trade qualified professionals (and their employees) and support others in our industry to become appropriately qualified. The project aligns to the South Australian Hairdressers Act 1988 (Act) and Regulations 2016. The initiative includes the development of the SA Qualified Hairdressers and Barbers Register and the Skills Training Assessment and Recognition (STAR) Program. More information on the STAR Process coming soon…

Discounts on the SAHBA Job Site (Employers Only)
Looking for staff? Create a job listing on the SAHBA Job Site at a discounted rate. Visit the SAHBA Job Site here

Free Unlimited Assistance
As a member, you will be able to simply call the office (8271 1355) or email us ( and receive assistance with any queries you may have. If we’re not in the office when you call, please leave a message and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

Access to our Solicitor
All paying SAHBA members receive access to our Solicitor, which includes a FREE 30 minute consultation and 10% off legal fees.

Access to our exclusive Member’s Business Portal (Employers Only)
Our Member’s Only Business Portal contains everything you need:
– Free regularly updated awards & pay advice
– Work Health & Safety Information
– Information, Letters and Templates for Employing Staff
– Information, Letters and Templates for Terminating Employment
– Information, Letters and Templates for Managing Staff and Discipline
– Information and Templates for Pay, Rosters and Leave
– Information on Shop Trading Hours Law
and more!

Discounts for Competitions and Events
Receive discounts when entering SAHBA’s annual Hair and Beauty Competitions or purchasing tickets to any of our events. You will also be invited to attend our AGM and Business Forums. To get up to date news on our events, follow us on Facebook & Instagram and make sure to check you emails (especially your junk folder!)

Insurance – Personalised to your Needs
WFI is SAHBA’s recommended insurer. WFI has been insuring Australians since 1919. Over this time they have been there for their clients, providing support and assistance when they’ve needed it most. Their people are experienced insurance professionals, who take the time to listen and understand what’s important to you, and talk to you about your insurance options. That way, you can get the cover that suits your needs.

Representation to the Government on Industry Related Issues
SAHBA’s President is a member of the Government’s Industry Skills Council and advocates on our industry’s behalf.
For example, SAHBA has successfully advocated for the ability to extend the apprentice probationary period from 3 to 6 months. Also, the introduction of transfer fees for the new employer when an apprentice transfers from one employer to another – just to name a few.

Public and School Holiday Notices
Receive our annual holiday notices of all the important dates for the year. This includes public holiday signs, so that you can let your clients know your salon is closed. You can call us with any queries you have regarding public holiday trading.

Educational Business Seminars & Forums
SAHBA runs forums for better business success plus business training seminars throughout the year. We look at successful salon policies, strategies and implementation, tax, insurance, consumer rights, social media & more.

Industry Networking Opportunities
SAHBA can offer you the opportunity to work, socialise and learn winning formulas from successful salon owners and hairdressers.

Regular SAHBA Newsletters
Receive our regular newsletters, which will be sent to you electronically. New industry updates, events and any news you want to share can be included. Shared through digital media, social media and email. Please send through any updates to It’s good, free publicity, for your salon.

Work Health & Safety Best Practices
Gain access to seminars by SafeWork SA and you’ll also receive access to a copy of the Hair & Beauty Work Health & Safety Guide.

One Off Annual Fee (No Hidden Extras)
We promise there are no hidden fees. With the exception of event only members, all items listed above are included in your annual membership payment.

Sound good to you? Become a member today!
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