Jewellers Association Of Australia (JAA)
From their website:
Whilst membership, does have some strict requirements, as all members must abide by The JAA Code Of Ethics, and attracts a fee, in return jewellers receive additional benefits such as reduced rates for insurance and merchant facilities.
Benefits for Consumers
The JAA provides a number of services for consumers such as:
- A consumer section on their website
- A local jeweller and valuer search
- A free call hotline, which consumers can ring to obtain information and assistance. The number is 1800 657 762.
The main events that the JAA holds are The Australian Jewellery Design Awards and The JAA Australian Jewellery Trade Fair.
More information regarding these and other events can be found here
The JAA publishes a monthly trade magazine, Australian Jeweller. According to the description: