News and Events

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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70th GAA Federal Conference

Posted on 26th February, 2016

Registrations are now open for the 70th GAA Annual Conference, being held in sunny Brisbane, at the Tattersall's Function Centre, from the 4th to the 8th of May, 2016.  We will have a full line up of meetings and workshops throughout the week, with a Conference Dinner to celebrate the recent graduates on the Saturday night. The GAA Annual General Meeting will be held on the Sunday, followed by the scientific seminar session.

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70th GAA Annual Conference 2016

Posted on 7th December, 2015

Registrations are now open for the 70th GAA Annual Conference, being held in sunny Brisbane, at the Tattersall's Function Centre, from the 4th to the 8th of May, 2016.  We will have a full line up of meetings and workshops throughout the week, with a Conference Dinner to celebrate the recent graduates on the Saturday night. The GAA Annual General Meeting will be held on the Sunday, followed by the scientific seminar session.

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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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