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The Convention Moves...

Memorandum

From: Lord Vetinari, The Oblong Office, Ankh-Morpork

Subject: The Australian Discworld Convention 2021 - 2nd to 4th July 2022 - 8th to 10th April, Sydney

The convention moves...

New dates, same theme, same venue...

happy hippos looking at calendar that says April 8,9,10 2022

Mark your calendars - tell your DisOrganiser - we have locked in new convention dates for Nullus Anxietas 7a - The Australian Discworld Convention: 8th to 10th April 2022. It may be delayed, but you can still look forward to a long weekend of Discworld related entertainment and education1. Because the convention dates have changed, we have also moved the cut-off dates for the Early Bird tickets, the Not-So-Early-Bird ...

Responding to the Pandemic

Memorandum

From: Lord Vetinari, The Oblong Office, Ankh-Morpork

Subject: The Australian Discworld Convention 202? - Sydney

Sad hippos

Convention Postponement

After carefully assessing the current situation with the COVID-19 pandemic, we have very regretfully taken the decision to postpone the convention until 2022.

As you will appreciate, the current situation is too uncertain for us to plan and organise the convention with the confidence that it would be allowed to go ahead, that conventioneers would be able to get to Sydney and that it would still be financially viable. Our hope is that if we delay the convention, both the convention team and ...

Good Omens in Interesting Times

Memorandum

From: Lord Vetinari, The Oblong Office, Ankh-Morpork

Subject: The Australian Discworld Convention 2021 - 2nd to 4th July, Sydney

Good Omens in Interesting Times

Good Omens - Hugo Winner

Good Omens wins the Hugo - Aziraphale and Crowley celebrate

I am sure that many of you will have heard that Good Omens television series recently won the Hugo award for best dramatic presentation (long form) at the CoNZealand WorldCon - against some serious opposition too1

Neil Gaiman gave a short acceptance speech in which he paid tribute to Sir Terry Pratchett, who he felt was there in his imagination, looking over his shoulder during the production and telling him exactly what ...

Time to strut your Discworld stuff

Memorandum

From: Lord Vetinari, The Oblong Office, Ankh-Morpork

Subject: The Australian Discworld Convention 2021 - 2nd to 4th July, Sydney

Show off your skills in the Maskerade and Prop competition

We are hoping that many of you will be encouraged to get into the spirit of the convention by coming in costume as a favourite character from the Discworld. Whether it be a humble witch, a cowardly wizard, an invading barbarian, a guard from the Watch or an honest citizen of Ankh-Morpork1, all are welcome.

Mr Shine. Him Diamond! (and 2019 Maskerade Prize Winner)The Luggage - 2019 Prop Competition Winner

The committee will once again be organising a Maskerade, where you can show off your ...

Just one year to go!

Memorandum

From: Lord Vetinari, The Oblong Office, Ankh Morpork

Subject: The Australian Discworld Convention 2021 - 2nd to 4th July, Sydney

The convention is coming! - just one year to go!

Those of you with a well organised calendar1 will have realised that it is just one year until the doors open to our next entertaining and educational Discworld Convention on July 2nd, 2021. While a year may seem a very long time in these uncertain days of social distancing and lockdowns, the committee is already very busy2 organising three days of much-needed fun and levity inspired by the works ...