News and Events

Rock the Tropics Tour

Posted on 3rd December, 2018

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.

Come join us for this epic once in a lifetime trip.

Dig the trpoics tour

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GAA Open House

Posted on 2nd August, 2018


You're invited to GAA House to view the largest fluorescent mineral display in the Southern Hemisphere. 


It contains minerals from all over the world with many originally housed in the museum of Victoria. It goes through a sequence of white, SW and then LW to display the fluorescent properties. GAA House also houses an extensive mineral collection through out the building.

Members of the last IMA conference in Melbourne attended the opening of the display and were extremely impressed!

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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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72nd GAA Annual Conference 2018

Posted on 7th December, 2015

The  72nd GAA Federal Conference  is currently underway.

The Members Conference is for all members of the GAA and will be hosted by the Tasmanian Division. Activities  include Workshops, seminars, and  the opportunity to  participate in fossicking and social activities.


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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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