Making Dreams a reality – Rachael’s Story

by HSA Admin • May 29, 2020

What do you do when your dream job turns into a nightmare? Do you back out before you get hurt, or do you hang in there and try to make a change? HSA Ambassador Rachael was one of the many young apprentices told they would enter a glamorous, lucrative career in the hair and beauty […]


How one salon stayed open during COVID-19

by HSA Admin • May 15, 2020

COVID-19 is without question biggest struggle the Australian hair and beauty industry has had to face. Salons in metropolitan areas, quiet suburbs, and tiny remote communities have all been affected. For HSA Ambassador and Ethical Salon owner Vanessa, the danger really hit home when two cases were confirmed in her small Queensland town. Immediately, she […]


Standing up: what to do if your rights aren’t respected

by HSA Admin • May 4, 2020

With all the different rules and restrictions, stand-downs and closures across the industry, we’re seeing a number of employers who aren’t doing the right thing and withholding pay or entitlements from their workers. If you’re concerned that you’re not receiving everything you’re owed, what can you do? HSA spoke to one of our ambassadors, Joel, […]


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