THE AUSTRALIAN SCIENCE FICTION BULLSHEET #8 – 15th April 1994
A fast, grubby and frequent little science fiction newsletter produced
for the Australian National Science Fiction Association by Marc
Ortlieb, P.O. Box 215, Forest Hill, Vict, 3131, AUSTRALIA (e-mail:
email@example.com). Postal subscriptions $5-50 for ten issues.
Available for items of juicy gossip. E-mail copies free. Ask to be put
on the mailing list, or grab it from aus.sf on Internet.
This superbly produced tribute to Roger Weddall is now available. It
includes material by many of Roger's friends, including Bruce
Gillespie, Nick Stathopoulos, Lucy Sussex, Yvonne Rousseau and Cath
Ortlieb. The first edition of 50 copies is available for $10-00 from
Jane Tisell, 60 Cameron Street, Coburg 3058, proceeds going to DUFF and
The Victorian AIDs Council
SEAN AMONG THE FOSSILS
Quantum April 6th featured a fossil fish dig near Canowindra. One
helper was author Sean "I don't get my hands dirty very often so it's a
nice change." McMullen.
SYDNEY FANS DISINCORPORATE
Sydney Fans Incorporated has disincorporated to become the Sydney S.F.
Association but is not currently doing much.
WHY DENNIS MISSED THE NATCON
Congratulations to Dennis & Jo Callegari on the birth of Dominic Liam
Pietro on Sunday April 3rd. Three more fan pregnancies to go, at last
GET WELL SOON
Sydney fan Womble has been in Hospital for eye surgery to treat retina
problems. We wish her well.
Confusion '94 have changed their GoH, from Gerry Anderson to Sylvia
WHERE WILL THE CRITICALS MASS?
The S.A. Writer's Centre has had its building sold from under it. Will
this affect Adelaide's Critical Mass?
WRITING COURSES Writing SF, Fantasy & Horror:Dirk Strasser, Holmesglen
TAFE (Vict), 8 weeks Mondays 6-8pm from 2nd May. $130. Ph (03) 564
1546. Writing SF:Paul Voermans, Vict Writers' Centre, 8 weeks Fridays
6.30-9pm from 22nd April. $200. Ph (03) 415-1077
The Contantinople Fan Fund Auction, run by Justin Ackroyd, raised $375
for each of FFANZ, GUFF & DUFF, $75 for Lhyfe/Thyme and $25 for
INTERA.C.T. Media , 22-25 April , University House Canberra, GoH
Richard Arnold. $90 GPO Box 2080 Canberra 2601
CAPRICAN ACADEMY, Media Battlestar Galactica, 23-25 April , Pax Hill
Scout Camp Ballarat, $50. Red Squadron GPO Box 2317V, Melbourne 3001
CONFUSION '94 W. A. convention incorporating Swancon 19, 15-17 July
Perth International Hotel. GoH Sylvia Anderson. P.O. Box 190, Mt
CONDUCKTOR 6-7 August Adelaide AUSFA,
COMEDYCON, Media Comedy?, 16-18 September, Tradewinds Hotel Maroubra,
GoH Robert Llewellyn (Red Dwarf), $70, P.O. Box 627, Ryde, 2112.
CONQUEST 94, Star Trek 23-25 September Lennon's Hotel Brisbane GsoH
Jonathan del Arco & Richard Arnold, Att $80 till 30/4/94. GPO Box 1376
SURVIVAL 94 Dr Who convention, 25-27 November Novotel on Collins GsoH
Sylvester McCoy & Sophie Aldred. $85/3day $125/3day +Banquet. PO Box
804, Croydon 3136 or Ace@csource.pronet.com
VOYAGER Star Trek 30/12/94—1/1/95. GsoH Jonathan Frakes, Dwight
Schultz. Hilton on the Park Melbourne $85/3day $125/3
day+Banquet+Ball+Party G.P.O. Box 474 Rosebud 3939
NOVACON '95 Dr Who, 13-15 January 1995, Radisson Hotel Newcastle, $70,
Novacon '95 P.O. Box 140, Kotara Fair, 2289 firstname.lastname@example.org
CONCINNITY '95 January 27-29 1995, Melbourne, Venue & GsoH t.b.a , Att
$50-00 until 7/4/95. Ali Kayn GPO Box 972G, Melbourne, 3001.
SWANCON '95 W.A. regional April 13-17 1995. Sheraton Perth Hotel. GoH
Pat Cadigan. Att $50. P.O. Box 318 Nedlands 6009
FORCE ONE (1st National Star Wars Con) 15-17 April 1995, Sheraton Hotel
Melbourne, GsoH Steve Sansweet, Hugh Fleming & a Lucas-film employee.
$110. P.O. Box 118 Springvale 3171.
CONDIMENT 1995 Media NatCon Melbourne Town Hall. Details to be
THYLACON 1995 Lit NatCon,June 9-12 1995, Wrest Point Hotel Casino,
Hobart. GsoH Kim Stanley Robinson, Peter Nichols and Grant Stone.
$60-00 to 1/1/95. Sup $20-00. Voting $5-00. GPO Box 580D, Melbourne
MUTAGEN '96 January 26-29 1996, Dr Who Att $80-00. GPO Box 910G
CONFUSION 96/SWANCON 21 Combined Lit/Media NatCon Easter 1996.
University of Western Australia (Pending confirmation) Other details to
SOUTHERN SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY GROUP Sf discussion group. 15 Shade
Place Lugarno NSW. Sat April 16th 10-15 am Book Crawl phone 02 534 3595
FUTURIAN SOCIETY OF SYDNEY Sf discussion. Friday April 22nd Beer Garden
The Royal Exhibition Hotel cnr Devonshire & Chalmers Sts Sydney 7-00pm
(Dinner beforehand at The Lantern restaurant, 515 Kent St, Sydney.
GARGOYLE CLUB Horror artists & writers. Back Garden The Royal
Exhibition Hotel . First Friday of each month.
THURSDAY NIGHT MOB, Sf Natter, Elysee Coffee Shop cnr Bathurst & Pitt,
Sydney, 5-00 to 6-30pm Thursdays
EDITH COWAN UNIVERSITY IN-FRIENDS Media. Fridays 6:30pm Building 17,
Edith Cowan University Mt Lawley Campus
ENTERPRISE Star Trek April 16th Pinball & Bowling P.O. Box 466, World
Trade Centre, 3005. (ph) 03-384-1918
STAR TREK MEETING April 17th 12 to 5.00pm Willowmere Receptions Kyabram
Steve (058) 531179
GALLIFREY BBC Telefantasy club. April 23rd 1pm—5pm. BBQ, activities &
videos. St Michael's Church Hall, North Carlton.
NOVA MOB Wed. May 4th Charles Taylor on Eric Frank Russell. Erawan
Restaurant 205 Swan St Richmond at 6-00pm. Meeting at Alan Stewart's
place at 8-00pm.
COLLECTROCUTION COLLECTORS' FAIR. May 8th 9am—4pm. Lower Melbourne Town
Hall Enquiries 03 5342752
SKYFORCE, Star Wars, June 11th 1pm -5pm St Marks Church Hall, cnr Burke
Rd and Canterbury Rd, Camberwell.Contact Star Walking, Inc. PO Box 118,
THE MELBOURNE SCIENCE FICTION CLUB Every Friday 7.30 pm, St David's
Hall, 74 Melville Rd, West Brunswick.
TIME TREKKERS SF Club of Central Victoria Community House 21 Carpenter
St, Bendigo. First Friday of month. P.O. Box 934, Bendigo 3550
VICTREX Star Trek Seymour Scout Hall Seymour. Bi-monthly. Larry
Kostopoulos 2a Grattan St Seymour 3660. 057-92-1996
CANBERRA SF SOCIETY, Apr 21st, Jehangir Indian Restaurant, Swinger Hill
shops, Mawson, 7:30pm. Contact Ken Ward PO Box 47 Civic Square 2608.
(06) 288 6391.
CRITICAL MASS SF discussion group.May 4th 8-00pm SA Writers' Centre,
242 Pirie Street, Adelaide. Dinner before hand at the East End Coffee
House. Damien Warman 08-382-7128
S.A. DR WHO CLUB details from P.O. Box 3227, Grenfell St, Adelaide 5000
CONQUEST CLUB Media Sunday April 24th. Metro Arts Centre, 109 Edwards
St Brisbane. 12-00—5-00pm. GPO Box 1376, Brisbane 4001
STEVE ALBINI'S LOVEGUN Lucy Sussex & Julian Warner 13 Frederick St,
Brunswick 3056, Genzine available for the usual or its weight in
ANZAPA 157, Alan Stewart O.B.E., P.O. Box 222 World trade Centre
Melbourne 3005. 238 pages. Out Jenny Glover & Dick & Leah Smith. In
Terry Morris & Gary Mason. Waitlist—four.
Duff April 30th
ANZAPA June 3rd-
Guff March 31st 1995
Rod Kearins P.O. Box 241, Kippax, 2615;
Kevin Maclean P.O. Box 90-400 Auckland New Zealand
Con fliers, Gerald Smith, (Carey Handfield for #6), The Australian Sf
Writers' News, Clive Newall, Alan Wilson, Irwin Hirsh, Write On,
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