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Swancon 2012: Doom Con

Swancon 2012: Doom Con is an apocalypse-themed Swancon occurring 5th to 9th of April 2012. The end of the world is coming; let’s go out with a bang!
Guests include: Brandon Sanderson, Marianne de Pierres and Chris Creagh.
And remember:
The Apocalypse: it’s just a big con.
For all your Doom Con information, visit the website, like us [...]

Pancakes and photos

Thanks all for a wonderful convention! We will put up some more detailed links and reports over the next few days and weeks, but if you’re missing everyone, make sure to join us for pancakes at 5 o’clock Wednesday 27 April.
And have a look at some of Cat Sparks’ photos here.

Future Imperfect Art Show Launch

Official opening at 8:00pm, Thursday 21 April at the Hyatt Regency Perth, by Eric Ripper, Leader of the Opposition and SF Geek. Open all Easter weekend, from 9:00am to 6:00pm.
Natcon Fifty will host ʻFuture Imperfect: Exploring the future from the pastʼ, a semi-professional art show to be held over the Easter weekend in 2011 in [...]

Not long now!

It was almost thirteen months ago that we launched Swancon Thirty Six | Natcon Fifty, and now we have less than a week to go! Here are a few last minute announcements, reminders and links!
Firstly, we are very sad to announce that Lyn McConchie and Mary Victoria are no longer able to attend due to [...]

MEET OUR GUESTS! Guest fundraising luncheon

MEET OUR GUESTS! Guest fundraising luncheon
Midday, Thursday 21 April
Mai’s Vietnamese Restaurant East Perth
(Meet in foyer of Hyatt at 11.45am to walk together)
Luncheon (inc. small fundraising levy) $35.00
Numbers are limited, so book early to avoid disappointment.
Bookings and payment must be received by 5pm (WST) Monday 18 April.

Pay now with Paypal, or contact [...]

Swancon Thirty Six | Natcon Fifty Membership

Get ready to party like it’s Easter 2011
Swancon Thirty Six | Natcon Fifty: it’s quite a mouthful and a lot of history. We’re so glad that we have the opportunity to host the fiftieth Australian Natcon at this year’s Swancon. Perth has hosted nine of them already, and we’re ready to make this one the [...]

Swancon Family Programming

Are you bringing your children to Swancon? The family program is now online!
Children over 12 will need to purchase their membership and must have a parent or guardian on the premises at all time.
Children under 12 may attend for free, and must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times. We’d like [...]


Swancon, in the Freshwater Bay room on Sunday the 24th of April, 9:30am.
0A. Last call for nominations for the Board of WASFF
0B. Last call for bids for the WARSFC (i.e. Swancon) for 2013
Meeting opens.
1. Apologies
2. Consideration of [...]

Paul, the movie

This is a very fun movie that comes out before Swancon so it’s something great to do while you’re waiting for the con to start! It opens April 14, 2011. If you were at the comedy fundraiser you may have been one of the lucky ones to get free passes to this. If not, you’ll [...]

Swancon Thirty Six | Natcon Fifty Program

The draft Swancon Thirty Six | Natcon Fifty program is now online. While we are making every effort to make sure all details are correct, we cannot guarantee that items won’t change. We also have plenty of space for last minute program ideas, so if the mood strikes and you want to organise something, we’ll [...]