Wednesday , 1 June 2016

Now for the WHOLE truth!

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Now for the WHOLE truth! The Jewellers Association of Australia (JAA) would like to address the communication sent from Gary Fitz-Roy, Managing Director of Expertise Events on 26 May. The JAA does not wish to waste resources and engage in a negative to and fro, however, strongly refutes many of the unfair and one sided version of events. The JAA …

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Expertise Events responds to the JAA Fair announcement

Expertise Events Press Release On May 23, the JAA announced it would be running its own jewellery fair in 2017 but its press release did not paint the whole picture. Firstly, after a 25 year relationship with the JAA, Expertise Events was given just 24 hours to agree to a list of demands which has resulted in the JAA announcing …

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JAA to run new JAA Jewellery Fair in 2017

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The Jewellers Association of Australia (JAA) proudly announces a new industry fair run by the industry for the industry, the JAA Jewellery Fair. This landmark announcement is being delivered amidst great excitement, after detailed research, analysis and discussion by the JAA Board and Executive Director. The event must meet the needs of the industry into the future, so this is …

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JAA NIAC expresses extreme disappointment

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The Jewellers Association of Australia’s (JAA) National Industry Advisory Council (NIAC), which advises the JAA Board, has expressed its extreme disappointment with Jeweller magazine. The 17 NIAC councillors represent all states and sectors of the industry. The unanimous resolution was in response to the article criticising the JAA in the Jeweller online newsletter on 17 May 2016, What does the …

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ACCC visit jewellery retailer after JAA Code Committee referral

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JAA News Release A NSW jewellery retailer has modified their two price advertising and pricing practices following an investigation by the ACCC. The retailer failed to respond to a request for information following the receipt of an industry complaint to the JAA Industry Code of Conduct. Based on the information provided by the complainant, the Code Committee considered that there …

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ABC Refinery appointed to LBMA Good Delivery List for gold

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In December last year, ABC Refinery, the refinery division of Pallion, was appointed to The London Bullion Market Association’s (LBMA) Good Delivery list for gold. ABC Refinery’s appointment to this exclusive list is a testament to its ability to refine and produce gold products to LBMA level, universally regarded as the highest international standard. LBMA accreditation is given only to …

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Opal lights up Vivid Festival

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A light art installation inspired by the colours and patterns of Australia’s national gemstone is expected to wow 1.5 million people at Vivid Sydney’s festival of light, music and ideas this year.

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JAA meets with big retailers

The Jewellers Association of Australia last week met with executives from major jewellery retail chains, buying groups and organisations to discuss 'hot topics' facing the industry.

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