JAA FAREWELLS JO TORY FROM BOARD AND APPOINTS NEW DIRECTOR
24 OCTOBER 2023
The Jewellers Association of Australia (JAA) Board farewells JAA Director Jo Tory and is pleased to announce the appointment of a new director, Mary Storch, to the Board, effective from 24 October.
24 JANUARY 2023
The Jewellers Association of Australia (JAA) Board is pleased to announce the appointment of a new director to the Board, Daniel Anania, effective from 12 January 2023. The appointment comes due to vacancy on the Board...
15 NOVEMBER 2022
to recent industry posts on social media, the JAA would like to assure all
members and the industry as a whole that, as a Board, the JAA has never
discussed or thought about 'taking over' the industry. Rather, our discussions
have focused on striving for a more cohesive industry...
12 OCTOBER 2022
The Jewellers Association of Australia (JAA) Board announces the appointment of Joshua Sharp as JAA President, effective immediately.
This comes as the Board accepted the mid-term resignation of Karen Denaro as a JAA Director and President. The JAA Board extends their gratitude and thank you to Karen...
1 SEPTEMBER 2022
The Jewellers Association of Australia (JAA) Board is pleased to announce the appointment of a new director to the Board, effective from 23 August 2022.
Former JAA Vice President, Emily Crews, recently advised the Board of her intention to resign, thus creating an opportunity on the JAA Board of Directors, from 22 August 2022. Emily vacates the Board to pursue other commitments...
11 NOVEMBER 2021
The Jewellers Association of Australia (JAA) Board has appointed a new president effective immediately, as outgoing president, Jo Tory, steps down from the role.
The JAA Board has appointed Karen Denaro to fill the presidency role...
1 FEBRUARY 2021
The Jewellers Association of Australia (JAA) Board is pleased to announce the appointment of two new directors to the Board, effective from 1 January 2021.
The appointments come due to vacancies on the Board created when George Proszkowiec departed in September 2019 and from the recent resignation of Karen Lindley.
Joshua Sharp joins the Board...
22 JULY 2019
Sydney, NSW - The Jewellers Association of Australia today announced that it has partnered with DFK Australia New Zealand to provide a tailored accountancy and business education program to JAA members.
The Better Business Series will enable JAA members to develop their financial and accountancy skills through interactive online masterclasses delivered by world-class DFKANZ professionals in taxation, audit, assurance, and strategy...
27 MARCH 2019
Sydney based jewellery designer and JAA member Roberto Mattei has been recognised at the 2019 International Jewellery Design Excellence Awards in Hong Kong..
Held during the HKTDC International Jewellery Fair over late February and early March, the IJDE Awards are open to designers from around the world who have previously won a jewellery design competition.
7 FEBRUARY 2019
The Jewellers Association of Australia (JAA) is pleased to announce the implementation of the new import classification which will differentiate synthetic diamonds from natural diamonds.
This announcement is the outcome of ongoing discussion between the JAA and the Department of Home Affairs which aim to align Australian tariff classifications with technological advancements impacting the jewellery industry.
JO TORY APPOINTED AS JAA PRESIDENT
7 JANUARY 2019
The Jewellers Association of Australia (JAA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Jo Tory as President, from 1 January 2019.
Jo has been involved with the JAA as a member in the early '90s and has served on the JAA Board of Directors for the previous year...
On November 21, the Jewellers Association of Australia (JAA) Annual General Meeting was held in accordance with the requirements of the JAA Constitution.
The meeting saw the re-election of two elected directors for a further two-year term. Mr Cameron Marks continues in the same position he has held since May 2017.
The Jewellers Association of Australia (JAA) is excited to announce the launch of a new consumer jewellery insurance product - JewelCover.
“For too long our members have expressed their frustrations in dealing with domestic insurers who redirect their customers to the insurer’s preferred jeweller at the expense of the customer’s family jeweller.
26 JULY 2017
The Jewellers Association of Australia (JAA) is pleased to announce a media partnership with marie claire for the 2017 JAA Australasian Jewellery Awards (Awards). This comes after marie claire’s successful media partnership with the 2010 JAA Australian Jewellery Awards.
At a recent Board meeting, the JAA Board of Directors comprising Selwyn Brandt, Frank Salera, Karen Lindley, Jo Tory, George Proszkowiec, and Cameron Marks addressed certain matters that have been made public to the industry. The Board decided that some clarification was necessary given recent media coverage that may have confused industry members*
4 JULY 2018
The Jewellers Association of Australia (JAA) is pleased to announce that it will present a live event as part of its 2017 JAA Australasian Jewellery Awards program. The presentation evening will be held in conjunction with the Showcase Dinner and Masquerade ball on 25 August to maximise industry attendance.
8 MAY 2017
It is with regret that the JAA Board must advise members that Amanda Hunter has submitted a request to step down from her current role as Executive Director.
In her time as Executive Director Amanda has worked with the genuine desire to...
JAA WELCOMES CAMERON MARKS TO THE JAA BOARD
3 MAY 2017
The Jewellers Association of Australia (JAA) is pleased to welcome Cameron Marks to the JAA Board.
Cameron is the Managing Director at Percy Marks Fine Gems Pty Ltd where he has...
19 MARCH 2017
The Jewellers Association of Australia (JAA) is thrilled to announce the judging panel for the 2017 JAA Australasian Jewellery Awards. The JAA Jewellery Awards recognise the best emerging and experienced jewellery designers in Australia and New Zealand in a variety of categories that allow them to showcase their individual skills and talents.
15 MARCH 2017
The Jewellers Association of Australia (JAA) is extending on the valuable work achieved through liaisons between the NSW Head Office, JAA Victorian Branch Committee Members, and the Victorian Police by forging an alliance with NSW Police. As a result key contacts within NSW Police have been established.
6 MARCH 2017
The Jewellers Association of Australia (JAA) is honoured to announce that an anonymous benefactor has chosen the 2017 JAA Australasian Jewellery Awards as the vehicle to donate $10,000 towards a JAA initiative that supports an up-and-coming student/apprentice jeweller.
1 MARCH 2017
Coleby Nicholson’s outburst in Jeweller magazine’s online article this week was an extraordinary mixture of misunderstandings, false assumptions, conspiracy theories and innuendo.
Please be assured that the JAA is in good shape. Membership levels in recent years have held relatively...
15 FEBRUARY 2017
The Jewellers Association of Australia (JAA) has recently received notification that Gunnamatta Media Pty Ltd will not be seeking to renew its publishing agreement with the JAA.
Accordingly, the JAA advises that with effect from...
13 FEBRUARY 2017
The highly-respected JAA Australasian Jewellery Awards will be held in 2017. This premier industry awards event was established in 1968 to celebrate the creativity and imagination that abounds in the industry. Established as a highlight for the Australian and New Zealand jewellery industry for many years, the Awards continue to be the leading local jewelley competition.
On February 9, Joanna Tory of Najo was welcomed to The Jewellers Association of Australia (JAA) Board to commence a co-opted Director’s position. This appointment will see Joanna join JAA President Selwyn Brandt, Vice-President and Buying-Group Representative George Proszkowiec, and Directors Brett Bolton, Frank Salera and Karen Lindley.