About us

Welcome to the Watch & Clockmakers of Australia

 

The WCA is the association of trade-qualified watch and clock repairers in Australia.

Welcome to our website, we trust it will be of benefit to those who work in the trade & of interest to those who collect or share the passion for all things horological.

(The association is incorporated in New South Wales. The liability of its members is limited.)

About the WCA

HOROLOGY: The Study of Time

The Watch and Clockmakers of Australia Inc. is committed to promoting the horological trade, the ongoing education of its members & 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 & electronic clocks and watches.

Membership

The Watch and Clockmakers of Australia Inc. has @ 200 members throughout Australia.

Meetings

Regular national & branch meetings are conducted in state capital cities & some regional centres.

Publication

The WCA publishes “The Watchmaker” magazine six times per year.

Affiliations

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

Service Standards

Established Service Standards provide members with guidance on acceptable standards of workmanship & 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 local repairer with 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.