News and Events

GAA 2019 Symposium

Posted on 29th January, 2019

21-22 April 2019

In association with Gemboree 2019 at the Rockhampton Showgrounds 19-22 April (Easter)

The purpose is to create a great event in the Lapidaries and Gemmologists calendar to add value to a membership, increase the profile and shine a light on how gemmology helps Lapidaries round Australia. 

DID YOU KNOW The first Lapidary Club in Australia was started by the first Australian Gemmologist, Jack Taylor?

SATURDAY

Optional tour of the Gemboree and see their workshops and movies.

SATURDAY NIGHT

Dinner with Gemboree 2019 Trophy night.

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Rock the Tropics Tour

Posted on 3rd December, 2018

PLEASE NOTE THIS TRIP HAS BEEN POSTPONED.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTING IN DOING THIS TRIP IN FUTURE, PLEASE EMAIL US AT travel@gem.org.au

 

 

 

Come, see and feel the real Australian Outback and Downunder on this 9 day venture into the amazing natural wonders of Central Queensland on this once in a lifetime trip, created by The Gemmological Association of Australia, in association with the Rockhampton Lapidary Club.

After the Gemboree 2019 and GAA Symposium In Rockhampton.19-23rd April 2019.

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New Awards for Distinguished GAA Service

Posted on 9th March, 2016

The Federal Council of the GAA has initiated a new award to provide recognition to the many volunteers that support the GAA at State Division Level.

Resolution of the Federal Council

Distinguished Service Award Application Form

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GAA is an RTO

Posted on 7th March, 2013

The Gemmological Association of Australia trading as Gem Ed is a Registered Training Organisation delivering in  all States and if desired in New Zealand. RTO Provider No. 40511.

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Geoff Tombs Research Fund

Posted on 27th March, 2012

Geoffrey Tombs Research Fund

The Gemmological Association of Australia (GAA) is very proud to offer the Geoffrey Tombs Research Fund. It was established in 2004 with an initial grant from the GAA Federal Council, with continuing contributions from the GAA endorsed Gem Studies Laboratory (GSL), in memory of the remarkable contribution Geoff Tombs made to the gem and jewellery industry. Geoff was always interested in research and the furthering of education within the industry.  He was Patron and Honorary Life Member of the GAA and was awarded Member of the Order of Australia.

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