Gemmological Association of Australia

The inaugural meeting of The Gemmological Association of Australia (GAA) was held in the School of Arts Building, Pitt Street, Sydney on 29 October 1945.[1][2]

The Association was formed to promote the education of the science of gemmology and the study of gemstones as a safeguard to the public against spurious stones.[3]

The association has divisions in six states of Australia, the smallest being Tasmania Division.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "To Study Gems". The Daily News. Perth. 22 November 1945. p. 7. Retrieved 17 December 2015 – via National Library of Australia.
  2. ^ Home page, GAA. "Home page". Retrieved 31 July 2013.
  3. ^ "Gemmological Society Formed". The Advertiser. Adelaide. 20 February 1947. p. 12. Retrieved 17 December 2015 – via National Library of Australia.
  4. ^ Tasmania, GAA. "Tasmania Division". Retrieved 31 July 2013.

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