About the WCA

The Watch and Clockmakers of Australia Inc. is committed to – promoting the trade, the ongoing education of its members and the elimination of restrictive practices regarding the supply of spare parts for watches in Australia.

Mission Statement

To provide the training and support necessary to ensure members maintain a competitive edge through the maintenance and development of the knowledge and technical skills required to service and restore mechanical and electronic clocks and watches.

Membership

The Watch and Clockmakers of Australia Inc.has approx. 350 members working throughout Australia..

Meetings

Meetings are conducted in state capital cities and some regional centres.

Publication

The WCA publishes “The Watchmakers of Australia” magazine, six times per year.

Affiliations

The WCA provides a link between it members, manufacturers, their agents and other industry associations throughout the world. Local affiliations iinclude the Australian Jewellers Association, The Timepiece Council, Sydney Clockmakers Society, the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors (NAWCC) and the Powerhouse Museum (Sydney).

Service Standards

Established Service Standards provide members  with guidance on acceptable standards of workmanship and customer service.

The Service Standards also provide information to customers on the detail of service procedures.

Services To The Public

  • Recommendations to assist customers to find a repairer the appropriate expertise for their particular timepiece.
  • Appraisals and technical advice on unusual or specialist timepieces.
  • Service Standards for customer protection and advice.
  • 12 month warranty on major service work undertaken, supported by the WCA..
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Upcoming Events
May
10
Tue
8:00 pm NSW / SA Branch Executive @ Redback Conferencing
NSW / SA Branch Executive @ Redback Conferencing
May 10 @ 8:00 pm – 9:15 pm
Redback Conferencing
Jun
18
Sat
9:00 am NSW Branch – Technical Seminar @ Sydney Institute of TAFE - Watchmaking Section
NSW Branch – Technical Seminar @ Sydney Institute of TAFE - Watchmaking Section
Jun 18 @ 9:00 am – 4:45 pm
Technical Seminar – Watch Servicing – Antique Pocket Watch Restoration Techniques
Jul
12
Tue
7:00 pm NSW Branch – Executive Committee... @ Ryde Eastwood Leagues Club
NSW Branch – Executive Committee... @ Ryde Eastwood Leagues Club
Jul 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:45 pm
Executive Committee Meeting at Ryde Eastwood Leagues Club
7:00 pm Queensland Branch – Annual Gener... @ Metropolitan Motor Inn
Queensland Branch – Annual Gener... @ Metropolitan Motor Inn
Jul 12 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
AGM & Dinner Meeting Election of Office Bearers 2016-17
Aug
9
Tue
7:00 pm Queensland Branch – General Meeting @ Inside Time
Queensland Branch – General Meeting @ Inside Time
Aug 9 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Topic:  Clock, Pocket Watch Repairs & Lathe Techniques
Sep
13
Tue
7:00 pm Queensland Branch General Meeting @ Metropolitan Motor Inn
Queensland Branch General Meeting @ Metropolitan Motor Inn
Sep 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:45 pm
Topic:  Deciphering ETA’s Part Numbering System