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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71st GAA Federal Conference

Posted on 26th February, 2016

The 71st GAA Federal Conference will be held in Melbournethis year , for the purposes of attending to the business  of the Federal Council and its sub-committees.

A scientific seminar has NOT been scheduled this year. Invited delegates will be attending the meetings and the AGM of the GAA will be held. All financial Members of the GAA are welcome to attend or allocate their proxy Read Full Post...


71st GAA Annual Conference 2017

Posted on 7th December, 2015

The 71st GAA Federal Conference will be held in Melbournethis year , for the purposes of attending to the business  of the Federal Council and its sub-committees.

A scientific seminar has NOT been scheduled this year. Invited delegates will be attending the meetings and the AGM of the GAA will be held. All financial Members of the GAA are welcome to attend or allocate their proxy Read Full Post...


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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