Conventions

Melbourne now has a few annual (somewhat) sci-fi conventions, the major ones are listed below. Feel free to suggest any others!
Continuum

Continuum

Supanova

Supanova Pop Culture Expo

Oz Comic Con

Oz Comic Con

Penny Arcade Expo Australia

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Slow Glass Books
497 High St
Northcote VIC 3070
(03) 9489 0893

 

Minotaur
121 Elizabeth St
Melbourne VIC 3000
(03) 9670 5414

 

Book Affair
161 Elgin Street
Carlton VIC 3053
(03) 9347 3542

 

Syber’s Books
38 Chapel St
Windsor VIC 3181
(03) 9530 2222

 

Dymocks – Southland
Shop 3067/8
Westfield Southland
1239 Nepean Highway
Cheltenham VIC 3192
(03) 9584 1245

 

Madman
See their website for online ordering

 

Penguin Books Australia
See their website for online ordering
Hachette Livre
See their website for online ordering

Sites of our guests and friends

Our Guests – Sites of our guests and friends

Trudi Canavan http://www.trudicanavan.com

Alison Goodman http://www.alisongoodman.com.au

Narrelle Harris http://twitter.com/daggyvamp



Shaun Tan http://www.shauntan.net

Kerry Greenwood http://www.phrynefisher.com

Nicki Greenberg http://www.nickigreenberg.com

Kim Westwood http://www.kimwestwood.com

Jack Dann http://www.jackdann.com

Cecilia Dart-Thornton http://www.dartthornton.com

Richard Morgan http://www.richardkmorgan.com

Nick Hilligoss http://www.picturetrail.com/hilligossnic

Jenny Blackford http://jennybl.customer.netspace.net.au

Lucy Sussex http://www.sussex.id.au/home

Paul Collins http://www.paulcollins.com.au

Dick ‘Ditmar’ Jennsen On his life and the MFSC

Sister Clubs (in Victoria and beyond)

Australian Science Fiction Foundation

ASFF’s main purpose is to sponsor and encourage the creation and appreciation of science fiction in Australia

 

Meteor Incorporated
Meteor Incorporated is a not-for-profit incorporated association registered in Victoria that was established in 2007 to accumulate donations and bequests to acquire premises for the establishment of a science fiction institution and research library in Australia. It also has a shorter-term objective of saving and storing ‘at risk’ collections until it has the resources to manage them properly. As from February 2010 donations of $2 or more to its public fund by Australian taxpayers are tax deductible.

 

AusTrek
The Star Trek fan club
Northcote Town Hall, 189 High Street, Northcote
Meetings first Saturday of the month, 2-5pm

 

Doctor Who Club of Victoria (DWCV)
Northcote Town Hall, 189 High Street, Northcote.
Check their Website for meeting times.

 

The Torchwood Fan Club of Australia
The Torchwood Fan Club of Australia is the first official club for Australian fans.

 

Spaced Out
Australia’s first science fiction club for gays, lesbians and friends
Grandma Funks, 256 Swan St. Richmond
Meetings once a month, from 6:30pm

 

Star Walking Inc.
The Star Wars appreciation society in Australia.
The Mervyn Himbury Theological Studies Centre’ 50 The Avenue, Parkville.
Meet every few months on Saturday afternoon, from 1:00-5:00pm, see their website more information.

SFFiG
Science Fiction and Fantasy in Geelong

 

Melbourne Anime Society
The Melbourne Anime Society no longer exists, please refer to the link for South East Anime for all your Anime action.

 

South East Anime
For the Anime fans, they also have a Yahoo group: SEAnime

 

Australian Browncoats
Serenity and Josh Whedon Appreciation community.
see website for meetings, if any.

 

Society for Creative Anachronism
An international non-profit educational organisation that is dedicated to the research and recreation of pre-17th century European History

Federation Square book reading group (email)
Federation Square (Melbourne) SF & Fantasy genres book reading group.
Free to attend, meets on the 2nd Saturday of every month from 11.30am at Café Beer Delux in Federation Square.
E-mail: books@fedsquare.com

 

Victorian Writers’ Centre
The Victorian Writers’ Centre is a not-for-profit organisation that assists writers through the various stages of their development.