The 2023 GEMBOREE is done and dusted! 
A big thankyou to the QLACCA committee, the dealers, the tailgaters, 
the competitors, the sponsors and of course the public who attended to make 
the event a great success!

I think everyone could agree that they had a good time and can be pleased 
at how well the event was run!

results Follow this link to pdf files of all the Trophy and Section results from GEMBOREE 2023. Congratulations to all winners and the thank you to all entrants!

2023 Trophy Results - (PDF 825 kb)

2023 Section Results with points - (PDF 10.2mb)

Link to the Official Program!
Download your copy of the Offical GEMBOREE program of events 
including trading information and lectures (PDF 115 kb)



Newsletter No. 1 - October 2022

Booklet and Schedule cover

2023 GEMBOREE Schedule and show booklet are now available for download (PDF format 7.9MB)
The booklet contains copies of:
  • The show program;
  • Application for a tailgate site and contract;
  • GEMBOREE registration form;
  • Volunteer assistance form; and
  • Competition schedule


The web booklet dated 24/06/2022 contains any amendments to the original printed booklet. The most important change and may affect competition entries is to page 58. (Trilling facet design). A separate copy of page 58 may be downloaded here. (PDF Format 0.75MB)

Available Now!

QLACCA - the Queensland Lapidary
and Allied Craft Clubs Association Inc.

Postal Address:
GPO Box 1761
QLD 4000

QLACCA Secretary

President: Lionel Henman
Secretary: Les Hathaway
Treasurer:  Kerry Myatt

Where is Dayboro and where can I stay?
Less than 50kms or an hours drive from the Brisbane CBD! Click on the map to enlarge.

Ask questions and get fast answers:

Useful links:

Our Sponsors! - Please support these wonderful sponsors who are helping to make a successful 2023 GEMBOREE!!

Australian Jewellers Supplies
Tools for the art of lapidary - 1300 852 999  

Bergamin Beads
Lampwork, lapidary and jewellery by Wendy Bergamin - 

Dazlyn Gems
(03) 9583 1998 -

Desert Fire Designs
We source, we shape, we shine! - Geology, lapidary and collectibles
Murray Thompson - 0425 884 817 - 

Gemmological Association of Australia - Educating the industry, gem enthusiasts and consumers about gemstones. Knowledge is vital! 1300 436 338, 

Suppliers and manufacturers of lapidary equipment.
02 6681 1686 
36A Smith Drive, Ballina, NSW

Jewellery Tools by Karen Lillian
All your tools and silver smithing supplies. Karen Lillian 0410 680 353

LA Gems
Specialising in quality Sterling silver and 9ct gold settings for rings, pendants and earrings
Lesley Clark - 0400 787 827

Mineral Store Australia
Stocking Queensland's largest range of fine minerals and crystals David and Janelle Bissett - - 

Mount Hay Gemstone Tourist Park
the home of fossicking for thunder eggs and rainforest jasper.
Campsites, sourvenirs Australian lapidary rough and gifts for slae. 3665 Capricorn Hwy, Wycarbah, Queensland. (07) 4934 7183 -  

Quality Gem Rough Supplies
Finest quality faceting rough in both natural and synthetic material
Glenn Huntley -

Siliconerubber Australia
Make your own moulds for lost wax casting
0400 124 676. Or email :-

Sweet Jewellery
specialising in handmade Sterling silver and gold jewellery faceted polished gemstones


Dayboro - A list of close towns and driving times from Dayboro (PDF - 72KB)

Where can I stay? - Accommodations close to Dayboro (PDF - 196 KB)

Map of Dayboro Showgrounds
with GEMBOREE details

download map here. (PDF Format 0.79 MB)

Dayboro - A list of close towns and driving times from Dayboro (PDF - 72KB)

Where can I stay? - Accommodations close to Dayboro (PDF - 196 KB)