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2011 Norma K. Hemming Award

Entries are now open for the 2011 Norma K. Hemming Award, which will be presented at Swancon Thirty Six | Natcon Fifty.
The Norma K. Hemming Award marks excellence in the exploration of themes of race, gender, sexuality, class and disability:

in the form of science fiction and fantasy or related artwork or media.
produced either in [...]

Read, Watch, Talk, Listen.

The SF Book Club is coming back for Swancon Thirty Six | Natcon Fifty!
With just over six months to go, there’s plenty of time to read Paolo Bagicalupi’s Hugo and Nebulla winning novel The Windup Girl and participate in the SF Book Club discussion panel at Swancon.
Present your Swancon member’s card at Planet [...]

Tell us what you want (what you really really want)

Swancon Thirty Six | Natcon Fifty is now 7 months away. We’ve been busy preparing the framework for one of the best cons ever at the beautiful and spacious Hyatt. Now we want to hear from you. Share your ideas for presentations, discussions, panels and entertainment events, suggest awesome people who may not volunteer themselves, [...]

Free movie passes!

If you’re reading this, we’d like to thank you for signing up to our RSS feed, either by email or through your feed reader. As a reward, we’re giving you the first chance to win double passes to the incredibly creepy movie Buried, which will be in Cinemas October 7.

Paul Conroy (Ryan Reynolds) is a [...]

Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows – Part One

The next Swancon Thirty Six | Natcon Fifty movie screening fundraiser will be on Thursday 18 November at 6:30pm
“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows,” the seventh and final adventure in the Harry Potter film series, is a much-anticipated motion picture event to be told in two full-length parts.
Part 1 begins as Harry, Ron and Hermione [...]

Swancon Thirty Six | Natcon Fifty Program

Well, Worldcon is over. Already? There was such an awesome Perth contingent at Aussiecon 4 and it was so great to see everyone! Thanks to all the people who came over and said hi and to those who grabbed flyers and/or spread the word about Swancon.
We’re collecting a list of programming and other elements of [...]

Cheap memberships finish soon

Just a reminder that Monday is the last day to purchase full memberships to Swancon Thirty Six | Natcon Fifty for our discount price of $180, or $140 for concession-card holders and students.
Fill out the form here to buy online, or drop in on our table at Aussiecon 4 and buy from one of [...]

PR 1

We’ve been preparing the groundwork for a fantastic program with some exciting new features – including writers workshops and teacher development. Until 6 September you can purchase a full membership of Natcon Fifty for just $180, or $140 for students and concession card holders.
Don’t forget that Swancon Thirty Six | Natcon Fifty membership gives you [...]

Future Imperfect Artists

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 Perth, Western Australia.
ʻFuture Imperfect: Exploring the future from the pastʼ will explore the way people have historically imagined our present, bringing the past and the future together in new [...]

Vampires Suck on Thursday

Team Edward? Team Jacob? Team Bella? Who sucks most?!
The only way to see a sucky movie is with plenty of friends. So join us at a Swancon screening of Vampires Suck.
Belmont Reading, this Thursday 26th August. Time: 6:45pm
Vampires Suck Trailer
RSVP by email or on 0421 391 719.

Vampires Suck movie screening

Ordinary ticket $16.00
Ordinary ticket Swancon36 [...]