The Jewellers and Metalsmiths Group of Australia, WA (JMGA WA Inc.) is a membership based organisation, representing jewellery and object practitioners throughout Western Australia. As a volunteer non-profit organisation we provide a forum to promote, support and develop the field of contemporary jewellery.
JMGA WA Inc is part of a loose affiliation of state jewellery and metalsmiths groups (JMGV, JMGQ, JMGA-NSW, etc) collectively known as JMGA. JMGA is the national forum for the biennial conferences
The primary aims of the organisation are to:
promote the crafts of jewellery and metalsmithing in Australia;
act as a vehicle by which jewellers and metalsmiths can communicate with each other, and those interested in this area;
support the advancement of craft in Australia;
maintain an exchange of information with similar groups in Australia and overseas;
publish newsletters and/or magazines which will be of benefit and promote members and membership;
generate funds, for the advancement of the crafts of jewellery and metalsmithing in Australia;
become a lobbying force in such areas as legislation affecting jewellers and metalsmiths and exhibitions;
consolidate the craft of jewellery and metalwork in Australia as an art form.