Ripple Of Kindness

Rebecca Miller is on a mission to make the world a better place. An award-winning business owner, podcaster, industry speaker, skin influencer, friend, wife and mother, Rebecca has proudly launched The Ripple of Kindness Project. The Ripple of Kindness Project encompasses Rebecca’s lifelong commitment to touching the hearts, minds and souls of people to ultimately leave the world a better place. The project’s latest initiative sees Rebecca preparing herself mentally, physically and emotionally for an incredible journey ahead.



To support the hairdressing, beauty and barbering industries grow and prosper in the small business sector and address current employment challenges, the Australian Hairdressing Council (AHC) will launch a new industry specific recruitment site – HeadHunter Recruitment – on 8th June 2020.



2020 AUSTRALIAN HAIR INDUSTRY AWARDS – NEW DATE ANNOUNCED THE NEW DATE FOR THE 2020 GALA EVENT IS SUNDAY 1ST NOVEMBER 7.30pm till late at The Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, Main Arena Broadbeach, Gold Coast, QLD Through ongoing research and talking to various government bodies we are very pleased to announce some very important information and new dates in regard to the annual AHIA’s and HOT SHOTS.


Moving on with Mocha

Great News! We are back in full capacity here at Mocha and are now working on our next magazine titles. Hair Biz May edition will be HOT OFF THE PRESS very soon and landing in salons, most of whom are all back and open for business or about to re-open! Our efforts now turn to the next print and online edition of BARBERSHOP & BEAUTY BIZ


Detailed Announcement Re:Beauty Biz Magazine and COVID-19

Due to the current COVID-19 situation we have decided to temporarily press pause on our printed magazine division. We hope to resume as normal as soon as we possibly can to bring our readers all of their favourite stories, news, profiles, features, product releases and event information....


Mocha Publishing Update On All Divisions re: Covid-19

Due to the current COVID-19 situation we have had to make a few decisions in terms of our business activity over the next 2-4 weeks that has affected some of our divisions....


HairBiz Forum 2020 Cancelled and AHIA Postponed

As promised, we have been monitoring the situation on a daily basis and have an update to our previous correspondence. Large events and mass gatherings can contribute to the spread of COVID-19 via travellers who attend these events and introduce the virus to new communities. It has now been recommended to event organisers to cancel or postpone in-person events that consist of 50 people or more and so with that in mind:- 1. HairBiz Forum will be cancelled for 2020. 2. Australian Hair Industry Awards 2020 (AHIA) will be postponed. Read more...


Important Notice regarding Hair Biz Forum and AHIA Re: Corona Virus

The team at Mocha Publishing have been closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation over recent days. The Australian Government have announced that as of Monday 16th March 2020 all non-essential gatherings of over 500 people should be avoided and that all international travellers arriving into Australia will need to self-quarantine for 14 days. Owner of Mocha Publishing, Linda Woodhead has been attending a conference in Bali where she was a keynote speaker and so the 14-day quarantine will apply to her on her return. Our priority is to ensure the safety, health and well-being of the members of our Hair and Beauty community through our events and awards.


Aussies Shine at the International Hairdressing Awards

Lisa Polini and Dee Parker Attwood were named as two of the five winners of the 2020 International Hairdressing Awards, which took place in Ifema, Madrid, on 16th February with a glittering awards ceremony and a catwalk show. The winners in the five categories were revealed, among the fifteen finalists, coming from all over the world. The 2020 International Hairdressing Awards are a wrap: about one thousand professionals from 30 different countries of the world have attended the great night of the international hairdressing industry, an indisputable consolidation in their second year. The International Hairdressing Awards have taken place in Madrid - Ifema today at 7:30 p.m., with live broadcast on the Internet and a glittering awards ceremony.


Wella Trend Vision Finalists Announced

Entrants from across Australia and New Zealand to become the top finalists to now enter the live finals! “The outstanding quality of work entered was inspiring, ensuring our esteemed judges had their work cut out for them determining the finalists. Wella Trend Vision leads the way with providing an unparalleled opportunity to celebrate the stylist’s artistry. We are so proud of the talent and look forward to celebrating these artists into our Wella family at our Gala event in January.” Tracey Hughes, Education & Digital Transformation Leader.