As the peak professional body for home economics professionals in Australia, the Home Economics Institute of Australia represents the interests of home economists working in education, industry, community services, consumer affairs and family and household management.
The Institute comprises eight divisions, one from each state and territory. At a national level the affairs of the Institute are managed by a council.
Council has established a number of standing committees to manage the affairs of the Institute.
The standing committees are:
- Consumer Affairs
- International affairs
- Professional development
- Public health