Hair & Beauty Studies



HIRA BIRA LogoA new hair and beauty industry reference group has been established, with the aim to promote a united voice and sustainable hair and beauty culture in South Australia.

Sponsored by TAFE SA, the Hair Industry Reference Associates (HIRA) and the Beauty Industry Reference Associates’ (BIRA) mission is to inspire, mentor, and provide feedback on educational standards within the hair and beauty industry.

HIRA members

Anthony Ida
Director/Owner, The Hair Room

Cherie Falco
Manager, Chi Hair Skin Body Hallett Cove

Daniel Rebellato
Senior Stylist, Portabello Hair

Hung Tran
Director/ Owner, Blow it’s a Hair Thing

Jodie Zarella
Co-Owner, Mahiki Hair

Kelly Hocking
Co-owner, Chi Hair Skin Body

Lisa Millowski
Apprentice, Zink Element of Hair

Nadia Semanic
Senior Stylist, Chi Hair Body

Nicole Habenchuss
Senior Stylist, Rouge and Regal

BIRA members

Cherie Spisso
Freelance Hair and Make-up Artist

Eleonor Borghetto
Salon Proprietor/ Beauty Therapist, Beauty Secrets Norwood

Eva Koltunow
Director/Owner, Facets of Beauty

Francine Hodgins
Chic Nails and Beauty with Style

Jenna Calvert
Therapist, Brazilian Beauty

Josie Caruso
Business Consultant Dermalogica

Kimberly Cordes
Therapist, The Skin Spa

Linda Rothenburg
Director, Linda’s Beauty Therapy

Rose Bonasera
Director, Elixir Skin Fitness

Tina Barbaro
Director, Angelic Touch

Vanesa Newman

The Pear Day Spa