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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 [...]

Why I am going to Swancon Thirty Six | Natcon Fifty

Glenda Larke is an invited guest of Swancon Thirty Six | Natcon Fifty. Here she tells us why she loves conventions, and why you will too.
Back in the days of yore…
Ok, back in about 1997 or 1998, my agent, who lives in UK, told me I should start going to science fiction conventions now that [...]

Swancon Comedy Fundraiser

Join us for a night of geeky, SF-themed LOLs with MC Werzel Montague, Brent ! Sunili and Sabian Wilde
Swancon Comedy Fundraiser
The Velvet Lounge, 639 Beaufort St Mt Lawley
7:30pm Thursday 31 March
$20 per head
RSVP to: ThirtySix@swancon.com.au or at Facebook, and download a pdf flyer to tell your friends.
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Swancon Thirty Six | Natcon Fifty

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 2010

Swancon Thirty Six | Natcon Fifty will be launching on 4 April 2010. Be at Swancon 2010, or come back here later to find out more.
If you’re looking for Swancon 2010, then you need to click here, and check out the exciting program. We hope to see you there!

The perils of conventions

“Cross Section” was a publication produced for the 3rd Australian Natcon in 1954, which contained messages from international fans to members of the Natcon.
Donald A. Ford from the Cincinnati Fantasy Group wrote a piece in which he describes, amongst other things, the beginnings of the Indian Lake Convention:
This regional con is for the more hardened [...]

Future Imperfect Art Show

Call for Expressions of Interest
Natcon50 would like to invite expressions of interest for the exhibition ʻFuture Imperfect: Exploring the future from the pastʼ, to be held at Easter 2011 in Perth, Western Australia.
ʻFuture Imperfect: Exploring the future from the pastʼ will explore the way people have historically imagined our present. We are seeking aspiring and [...]

Natcon50 Project

The Natcon50 Project
Australia will celebrate its 50th Natcon – more officially known as the Australian National Science Fiction Convention – at Easter 2011. First held in Sydney in 1952 as an event run by fans for fans, today it attracts hundreds of fans, writers, editors, booksellers, publishers, movie-makers and other science fiction and fantasy enthusiasts [...]