FFANZ (Fan Fund of Australia and New Zealand) Winners

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"

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

1996    Evan McCarthy
        attended Swancon 21/Confusion '96 in Perth.

1998 	Winner: Renaldo, The Party Sheep (Frances Papworth & Phil Wlodarczyk)
	Attended: Construction, NZ Natcon
	Trip report: 2 Loonies and a Soft Toy (1999)

1999 	Winner: Linnette Horne
	Attended: Aussiecon Three, Melbourne, Worldcon.

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

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

2007 	Winner: David Cake
	Attended: Conspiracy 2, Wellington, New Zealand Natcon

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