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Advocacy & Objects
The HEA is Australia's homeschooling peak body, advocating for
home education rights across Australia.
We are here to support you and your choice to home educate.
The HEA is fully volunteer run and is a not-for-profit organisation.
We rely on membership fees to do the work of the Association.
We uphold the principle that parents are primarily responsible for the education of their children.
We endeavour to promote and increase the profile of and confidence in home education throughout Australia.
We endeavour to build community in the home education sector through coordinating and running events and conferences, fostering networks and support groups, and connecting to organisations and suppliers in the sector.
We work to maintain a respect for the diversity of philosophies and methods used by home educators.
We provide and facilitate services and resources for our members.
We advocate in the interests of home education and endeavour to support and advocate for home educators.
We have established and maintain a public fund which can receive gifts of money or property for the specific purpose of providing assistance to home educators in necessitous circumstances.
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