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WESTERN AUSTRALIA DIVISION
The Western Australia Division is enthusiastic about maintaining their long standing tradition in promoting the scientific study of gemstones to students and general public alike. The Association has its own premises consisting of a well-appointed lecture room and extremely well equipped laboratory and extensive library. Membership comprises a good cross section of gemmologists, geologists, jewellers, valuers and gem enthusiasts. The Association rooms are situated in Claremont conveniently close to Swanbourne Railway Station, with ample car parking for those wishing to drive.
COURSE DATES, FEES & ENROLMENTS
Courses are provided by Gem-Ed Australia and individual State Divisions. Click here to view the course dates and fees for Western Australia.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA DIVISION FACILITIES
- Well-appointed lecture room
- Well-equipped laboratory
- Extensive library
- Extensive gemstone range for students and members alike to use and learn from.
- Convenient location.
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Profile.Meg Tolcon Education Support Officer
Profile.Sarah Mendelawitz Western Australia Education Support Officer
Assists with all Education and Clerical matters. Enquiry assist. Facebook and Web publicity
Profile.Eleanor Sanders State Secretary and Federal Constitution Officer
All enquiries directed from Eleanor to key personal. Australian Gemmologist (AG) Editorial Committee.
Profile.Kate Foley State President and Federal Councillor
Addresses all pertinent queries relating to students and members. Marketing committee.
Profile.Leonie Rennie Vice President and Federal Chairwoman
Chair of Federal Council Meetings. Assists with any queries for State. Australian Gemmologist (AG) Editorial Committee.
Profile.Peter Jansen Vice President and Education Officer and GemEd Rep
Reports to State council on all Education matters.
Profile.Helen Brown Education Liaison Officer
Attends to the day to day running of the Diploma course. Student and teacher conduit.
Profile.Andrew Dalgeish State Treasurer
Description: Oversees all State finances.
Profile.Helen Sitlington GemEd Rep to Federal Council
Description: Oversees all large issue items concerning State and Federal Education.
Profile.Kathryn McNiven State Facebook admin
Description: Oversees WA Facebook page.
Profile.Francine Payette State Councillor
Description: Assists with all council matters, especially Education.