The original of this page was from AUSTRALIAN FAN FUNDS Version 1.0, 23rd August 1995 by Marc Ortlieb and Irwin Hirsh, collated by Perry Middlemiss. It has been updated by Jean Weber and Eric Lindsay, most recently in February 2010. We have drawn heavily upon Irwin Hirsh's material at his Australian Fan Funds site and thank him profusely for maintaining such a good resource.
The list of trip reports and chapters on this page may be incomplete. Please send additions, corrections or suggestions about this page to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Modelled on DUFF and TAFF. Motivated partly by Chris Priest's visit to Australia and by the British 1979 Worldcon. Originally intended as a one-off for Seacon, administered by Leigh Edmonds and Dave Langford.
For more information, see these pages:
1979 John Foyster Attended Seacon, Brighton U.K., 1979 Worldcon Trip report: Stranger in Stranger Lands (1996) Trip report chapters: (a) Chunder! v3 n10, Oct 79 edited by John Foyster (b) Chunder! v4 n5, Dec 80 edited by John Foyster (c) Chunder! v5 n1, Mar 81 edited by John Foyster (d) Sikander 12, Apr 86 edited by Irwin Hirsh (e) ASFR (2S) 12, Jan 88 edited by The SF Collective (f) Sikander 15, Mar 89 edited by Irwin Hirsh Other Contenders: John Alderson, Eric Lindsay. 1981 Joseph Nicholas Attended Advention '81, Adelaide, NatCon Trip report chapter: in Ornithopter 10, Oct 82, edited by Leigh Edmonds Note: A trip summary was published in Ansible 19. Other Contender: Malcolm Edwards. 1984 Justin Ackroyd Attended British National Convention - Brighton Trip report chapters: (a) Rataplan 31, Aug 85 edited by Leigh Edmonds (b) Larrikin 3, Aug 86 edited by Irwin Hirsh & Perry Middlemiss Other Contenders: Jean Weber, Roger Weddall, Shayne McCormack. 1985 Eve Harvey Attended Aussiecon Two, Melbourne, 1985 Worldcon Trip report: A Brighton Belle Meets Skippy, 1999. Other Contenders: John Jarrold. 1987 Irwin Hirsh Attended Conspiracy '87, Brighton U.K., 1987 Worldcon Trip report chapters: (a) Sikander 15, Mar 89, edited by Irwin Hirsh (b) Empties 12, Nov 93, edited by Martin Tudor (c) Banana Wings 9, Mar 98, edited by Claire Brialey & Mark Plummer (d) WeberWoman's Wrevenge 52, June 98, edited by Jean Weber (e) Thyme 119, Jan 98, edited by Alan Stewart (f) GUFFaw 3, Nov 99, edited by Paul Kincaid (g) Attitude 9, Oct 96, edited by Michael Abbott, John Dallman & Pam Wells (h) The Metaphysical Review 26/27, July 1998, edited by Bruce Gillespie (i) Larrikin 19, Dec 88, edited by Irwin Hirsh & Perry Middlemiss (j) Larrikin 16, Jun 88, edited by Irwin Hirsh & Perry Middlemiss A trip summary was published in GUFFawe 4, May 2000, edited by Paul Kincaid. Other Contenders: Valma Brown, Jean Weber. 1989 Roelof Goudriaan Attended Swancon 14, Perth, NatCon Other Contenders: Linda Pickersgill. 1990 Roman Orszanski Attended Confiction, The Hague, The Netherlands, 1990 Worldcon Trip report chapters: (a) doxa!, 24 Aug 90 edited by Roman Orszanski (b) doxa!, 7 Nov 90 edited by Roman Orszanski (c) doxa!, 28 Mar 91 edited by Roman Orszanski Other Contenders: Larry Dunning, Mark Loney & Michelle Muijsert. 1992 Eva Hauser Attended Syncon '92, Sydney, NatCon Trip report: My Australian Diary, published in Paul Kincaid's GUFFaw 4 Other Contenders: Bridget Wilkinson. 1995 Ian Gunn & Karen Pender-Gunn Attended Intersection, Glasgow Scotland, 1995 Worldcon Trip report: Oh, to be in England, In the Summertime, With my love (1999) Other Contenders: LynC, Kim Huett. 1999 Paul Kincaid Attended Aussiecon Three, Melbourne, 1999 Worldcon Other Contenders: Steve Davies, Julian Headlong. Trip Report chapters: (a) GUFFaw 3, Nov 99, edited by Paul Kincaid (b) GUFFaw 4, May 00, edited by Paul Kincaid (c) GUFFaw 6, Nov 01, edited by Paul Kincaid (d) GUFFaw 7, Sep 03, edited by Paul Kincaid 2001 Eric Lindsay and Jean Weber Attended Paragon, Hinckley, UK, 2001 British Eastercon Trip report: Jean & Eric 'Avalook at the UK (2002) Other Contenders: Damien Warman and Juliette Woods. 2004 Pat McMurray Attended Continuum 2, Melbourne Other Contender: Doug Bell. Trip report: No trip report yet published. However Pat's LiveJournal has entries written on and about his trip. Look for the entries dated late May and early-mid June 2004. Pat's photos from the trip are here. 2005 Damien Warman and Juliette Woods Attended Interaction, Glasgow, 2005 Worldcon Damien and Juliette have posted some notes on a LiveJournal. Other Contenders: Sue Ann Barber, Alison Barton, David Cake. 2007 Ang Rosin Attended Convergence 2, Melbourne, Australian NatCon Other Contenders: Johan Anglemark, Steve Davies, Anna Davour. 2009 Sue Ann Barber and Trevor Clark Attended LX, the 60th British Eastercon, Bradford, April 2009 Other Contenders: Norah Ding & her mother, Alisa Krasnostein. 2010 James Shields Attend Aussiecon 4, Worldcon, Melbourne, September 2010 Other contender: Douglas Spencer. 2012 Winner: Kylie Ding Attended: Olympus, Eastercon Other Contender: Grant Watson. 2013 Winner: Mihaela-Marija Perkovic Attended: Conflux 9, Canberra, Aussie Natcon Other Contender: Julie McMurray 2014 Winner: Gillian Polack Attended: Loncon 3, London, Worldcon Other Contenders: Alison Barton, Samara Morgan, Shay Telfer 2015 Winner: Jukka Halme Will Attend: Contact, Brisbane, Australian Natcon
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