Original material taken from AUSTRALIAN FAN FUNDS Version 1.0, 23rd August 1995 by Marc Ortlieb and Irwin Hirsh. Collated by Perry Middlemiss. Thanks to Irwin Hirsh for maintaining an Australian Fan Funds website, from which the updates to this list were taken.
Founded largely by John Newman in 1983, in an attempt to bring Australian and New Zealand fandoms closer together. The first race was administered by John and Frank MacSkasy Jnr.
1983 Tom Cardy Syncon '83, Sydney, Natcon Trip Report: "FFANZ for the Memories" Other Contenders: Graham Ferner, Michelle Muijsert, Nigel Rowe. 1985 Nigel Rowe Aussiecon Two, Melbourne, 1985 Worldcon Other Contender: Duncan Lucas. 1986 Roger Weddall (Destination?) attended Halleycon, the 1986 NZ Natcon, in Dunedin. Other Contender: George Turner. 1987 Lyn McConchie CapCon, Canberra, 1987 NatCon [Frank MacSkasy Jnr] (Joint winner-declined) Other Contenders: Alex & Karen Heatley. 1988 Terry Frost & Karen Vaughn Confusion, Christchurch New Zealand Other Contenders: Gordon Lingard. 1989 Brian Howell Swancon 14, Perth, 1989 NatCon Other Contenders: Dan McCarthy, Briar Parkinson. 1991 Alan Stewart ForryCon, Wellington New Zealand Trip Report: "FFANZ across the Water" Unopposed 1992 Rex Thompson Syncon '92, Sydney, NatCon Trip Report: From the Prying FFANZ Into the Foyer Other Contenders: Linette Horne. 1993 Ian Gunn & Karen Pender-Gunn Defcon, 1993 New Zealand National Convention & Australasian Media Natcon. NZ NatCon was in Wellington. Other Contenders: Geoff Tilley, Clive Newall. 1994 Tim Jones Constantinople, Melbourne, 1994 Dual NatCon Trip report: "Australian Crawl" - Read an excerpt Other Contenders: Murray MacLachlan. 1995 Donna Heenan ConQuest '95, 1995 New Zealand National Convention Unopposed 1996 Evan McCarthy attended Swancon 21/Confusion '96 in Perth. Unopposed 1998 Winner: Renaldo, The Party Sheep (Frances Papworth & Phil Wlodarczyk) Attended: Construction, NZ Natcon Trip report: 2 Loonies and a Soft Toy (1999) Unopposed 1999 Winner: Linnette Horne Attended: Aussiecon Three, Melbourne, Worldcon. Unopposed 2000 Winner: Paul Ewins Attended: OdysseyCon, Auckland, 2001 NZ Natcon Other Contenders: Big Ted (Julian Warner & Lucy Sussex), Justin Semmel 2003 Winner: Rose Mitchell Attended: Emoticon, NZ Natcon Unopposed 2004 Winner: Maree & Matthew Pavletich Attended: Conflux, Canberra, Aussie Natcon (Matthew was unable to travel due to other commitments) Trip report: Fen are the most individual group of people (2005) Other Contenders: Dan McCarthy, Malcolm Fletcher 2006 Winner: Barbara & Peter Clendon Attended: Conjure, Brisbane, Aussie Natcon Unopposed 2007 Winner: David Cake Attended: Conspiracy 2, Wellington, New Zealand Natcon Unopposed
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