CONTINUUM 13: TRISKAIDEKAPHILIA will be held at the Jasper Hotel, 489 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne from 9-12 June 2017. It will also be the 57th Australian Natcon. The Guest of Honour will be Seanan McGuire/Mira Grant.
Medtrek 6 29-30 July 2017. Nepean Shores, Penrith NSW. Celebrating 50 year Star Trek on Aussie television. Guest: Edwina Harvey
Nullus Anxietas VI – The Discworld Grand Tour -The Lakes Resort Hotel, West Lakes, Adelaide, South Australia on 4-6 August 2017.
Conflux 13 (2017) Canberra 29 September through to Monday 2 October 2017. Guests: Ellen Datlow, Angela Slatter, Kaaron Warren.
Swancon 2018 Pan Pacific Hotel, Perth. (Easter) 29 March to 02 April 2018 . Guests: Kameron Hurley, Ryan Griffen, Barb de la Hunty
Science Fiction & Fantasy Groups
CANBERRA SCIENCE FICTION SOCIETY meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month.
CANBERRA SCIENCE FICTION GUILD Canberra-based creators of speculative fiction – science fiction, fantasy or horror – in any medium. Most of our members are writers of short stories, novels or both.
NEWCASTLE SPACE FRONTIER SOCIETY (NSFS) Regular meetings and social functions.
STARWALKING (NSW) holds meetings at the Lidcombe Catholic Workers Club, 24 John St, Lidcombe, opposite Lidcombe Railway station on the third Sunday of some months.
SYDNEY FUTURIANS: Contact address: P.O. Box 152 Bexley North, NSW, 2207. Usually meet on the 3rd Friday of the month (except for December) in the foyer of UTS building, Broadway at 6.55pm.
DR WHO CLUB of AUSTRALIA meets regularly at various locations. Network of local groups in NSW, ACT and Queensland.
STARSHIP MAWSON is a South Australian Star Trek fan club, and chapter of Starfleet International
AUSTREK, the Star Trek fan club in Victoria meets on the 1st Saturday of the month at the Northcote Town Hall, Melbourne.
DR WHO CLUB OF VICTORIA Meets at the Northcote Town Hall, Melbourne several times a year.
MELBOURNE SCIENCE FICTION CLUB, meet on the 3rd Friday of the month at St Augustine’s Church, Coburg
STAR WALKING Inc – The Star Wars Appreciation Society of Australia Meets at Northcote Town Hall, Melbourne.
The DR WHO CLUB OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA (THE WEST LODGE) meet on the 1st Saturday of the month at The Collins St Centre, South Perth
JAPANESE ANIMATION FANS OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA (JAFWA) is Perth’s largest and oldest anime group. They offer screenings in the Jones lecture theatre, Curtin University from 5pm on any Saturday that isn’t the first Saturday of the month.
THE WRIGHT COLLECTION – Bill Wright’s memorabilia collection of fanzines, convention booklets, etc., some as early as from the 1950s. It is now housed in the Monash University Rare Books Collection but may be accessed by fans. An audio/visual collection, such as the Anti-fan films, is also stored there.
AntipodeanSF Australia’s oldest online speculative flash fiction magazine
E-FANZINES – Many of the world’s best fanzines available as PDFs, including many Australian ones.
STICKY INSTITUTE ardent defenders of zine culture. Degraves Subway, Melbourne • Wed – Fri 12pm til 6pm • Sat 12pm til 5pm
FANAC.ORG devoted to the preservation and distribution of information about science fiction and science fiction fandom
FANCYCLOPEIDA a collective enterprise of all of fandom ; classic fannish reference
For Emerging Writers
The following organisations provide resources, support, opportunities, and training for emerging writers:
AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY
NEW SOUTH WALES
BOORANGA WRITERS (ALBURY)
NORTHERN RIVERS WRITERS’ CENTRE (BYRON WRITERS’ FESTIVAL)
VARUNA – THE WRITERS’ HOUSE (KATOOMBA)
THE FELLOWSHIP OF AUSTRALIAN WRITERS (Victoria)
THE FELLOWSHIP OF AUSTRALIAN WRITERS (Western Australia)