Become a member and help reclaim our industry!

The South Australia Hair and Beauty Association (SAHBA) elevates South Australia’s hair and beauty industry through education, development, and advocacy.

SAHBA, champions excellence in the local hair and beauty sector. It prioritizes education, professional growth, and industry advocacy, striving to boost the prosperity of hairdressers, barbers, and beauty professionals as well as businesses in the area.

Here are 10 reasons why you should consider joining SAHBA as a member:

Reason 1: Advocate for the Interests of Our Members

SAHBA is your voice in the hair, barber, and beauty industry. Learn how joining this association can help you influence regulatory bodies and government agencies, creating a more conducive environment for industry growth.

Reason 2: Involvement in Student Pathway Programs

Discover how SAHBA collaborates with the Education Department, Technical Colleges, educational institutions and Skills SA Commission to ensure a steady flow of talented individuals into the industry. Explore the pathway of qualifications, guidance, and support available for future professionals in our field.

Reason 3: Legal Support 

Managing a business often involves navigating complex legal issues. When you’re a member of SAHBA, you have ****FREE complimentary legal support precisely when you require it most. Initiate a dialogue with our esteemed legal partner, Oak’s Law, and begin devising a strategy to address any current business-related challenges you may be facing. Your SAHBA membership equips you with the resources needed to tackle legal matters with confidence.

Reason 4: Access to Tailored Insurance Plans

SAHBA has partnered with Insurance Australia Group (IAG) to provide our members with tailored business insurance plans designed for hair, barber, and beauty professionals. 

Reason 5: Essential Compliance and Governance Support

When confronted with challenges related to team management, compliance, and governance, SAHBA is your trusted partner. Our expert advice and unwavering support ensure that you stay in alignment with industry regulations, such as the Hair and Beauty Award, that you remain up-to-date with pay rates, superannuation responsibility requirements along with knowing where to access critical Fair Work resources, reinforcing your commitment to maintaining a compliant and ethically sound workplace.

Reason 6: Contributing to Sustainability

SAHBA is at the forefront of promoting sustainability and environmental responsibility within our industry through strategic partnerships, such as our collaboration with Waste Free Systems. As a SAHBA member, you gain access to a cutting-edge digital app that allows you to actively monitor, quantify, and contribute to environmental causes while simultaneously fostering personal well-being. Join us in our commitment to a greener, more sustainable future for the hair, barber, and beauty sector.

Reason 7: Embracing Community Engagement and Philanthropy

SAHBA embraces the spirit of community engagement and philanthropy by actively backing state-based initiatives. SAHBA extends a unique opportunity to its members to volunteer and actively participate in the annual hair, barber, and beauty initiatives led by fellow SAHBA members. These initiatives serve not only to create awareness but also to give back to the community, exemplifying our commitment to social responsibility and meaningful impact.

Reason 8: Accessing Valuable Industry Connections 

Within our community, members enjoy exclusive access to industry partners who are deeply dedicated to advancing the education and development of business owners and their teams. As a member, you’ll enjoy exclusive access to resources, to both  in-person and online masterclasses, F2F and on line masterclasses, invitations to vital industry networking events, with access to essential tools and trusted suppliers that can aid your creative power to excel in the ever-evolving and competitive industry of hair, barber, and beauty.

Reason 9: Connecting with Emerging Talent

SAHBA provides for potential employment opportunities by engaging with student members currently pursuing training and qualifications through esteemed institutions like TAFE SA and Registered Training Organisations (RTOs).

Reason 10: Professional Development Opportunities

Explore the various workshops, seminars, and training programs offered by SAHBA to help members stay up-to-date with the latest trends, techniques, and industry best practices. Discover how continuous learning can make you more competitive in your field.

Become a member today!