MSFC Sites

Our Facebook Group – Melbourne Science Fiction Club (MSFC)


Our Wikipedia page

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.
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.

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

Our Guests – Sites of our guests and friends

Trudi Canavan

Alison Goodman

Narrelle Harris

Shaun Tan

Kerry Greenwood

Nicki Greenberg

Kim Westwood

Jack Dann

Cecilia Dart-Thornton

Richard Morgan

Nick Hilligoss

Jenny Blackford

Lucy Sussex

Paul Collins

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Penguin Books Australia
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Hachette Livre
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Vital sites for the SF fan

The Australian Science Fiction Bullsheet
All the news of what’s happening in SF in Australia and around the world
Locus Magazine
The SF Hub
The UK SF Foundation
SF Site
Fantastic Fiction
Fantastic Universe
Galactic Central
The Internet Speculative Fiction Database

Fanzines and Fanacs (Fannish Activities)

Ethel the Aardvark
Fanzines online
The Ian Gunn Memorial Fund
Locus Awards
The Hugo Awards
The Nebula Awards

Life Members’ and Club Members’ personal sites

Dick ‘Ditmar’ Jennsen On his life and the MFSC

SF Conventions

Aussiecon 4

68th World SF Convention – expect 3000+ people
2 – 6 September, 2010
The Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
1 Convention Centre Place, South Wharf in central Melbourne, Australia
Armageddon Expo
21 March, 2010
Sydney Town Hall

Beyond this Horizon – SF clubs even older than us

The Philadelphia Science Fiction Society (PSFS)
The Los Angeles Science Fantasy Society (LASFS)
The Washington Science Fiction Association (WSFA)

Authors – sites about authors

Clark Ashton Smith
Stanislaw Lem

Australian and New Zealand SF magazines and connections

Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine

Really weird stuff

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