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Nullus Anxietas 7a - The Australian Discworld Convention - will be held in Sydney on 8th to 10th April 2022

The Australian Discworld conventions are run every 2 years for fans of author Sir Terry Pratchett, famous for his humorous fantasy books - especially the Discworld series. Nullus Anxietas 7a will be the eighth major Australian Discworld Convention!

The conventions run for 3 days from Friday to Sunday, and include panels, special guests, workshops, creative events, costumes and a Gala Dinner, all focussed on Terry Pratchett's works.

Virtual Hogswatch

After the success of The Lost Con, we're holding another online event full of fun and frivolity, a Virtual Hogswatch party on Saturday, December 11. Read more about it here!

Old friends

If you have been to previous conventions, then skip ahead to the latest news on what we have planned.

Never been before?

The convention is a chance to meet other fans of Sir Terry Pratchett, have fun and share the humour of the books. Maybe dress up as a favourite character - many attendees do, but it is not compulsory. (Warning - do not come as a mime. If you have read the books, you will know why!)

We aim to pack a lot of fun into 3 days, running multiple events simultaneously and finishing late in the evening on Friday and Saturday. Everything is included in the 3 day ticket price except the Gala Dinner.

The conventions are run by fans, are not-for-profit but do raise money for charity. Like Terry's books, the conventions are family friendly.

You can find more details on the Newbies' pages here.
And answers to all those obscure questions (like what does "Nullus Anxietas" mean?) can be found in our FAQ.


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If you want to keep in touch with other Australian Discworld fans, find your local fan club and get involved! If there isn't one in your area, why not start one?


Latest News

Let me detain you for a moment...

Memorandum

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

Subject: The Australian Discworld Convention 2022 - 8th to 10th April, Sydney

(and Virtual Hogswatch - 11th December, 2021)

Are you coming? Please let us know!

Mrs Cake's precognition is clouded ...

The History Monks are installing essential upgrades ...

Lord Vetinari's Dark Clerks are puzzled ...

Hippo with a quillIn these uncertain times, no one can be sure what next year will bring. But to help us in planning the convention, we would appreciate your guidance1. What are your concerns about the convention? What are your intentions? What will help you decide …

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Hogswatch is coming (to you)

Memorandum

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

Subject: The Australian Discworld Convention 2022 - 8th to 10th April, Sydney

Virtual Hogswatch is Coming

In these uncertain times, one thing your convention team does know is that Hogswatch is coming. So we have decided1 to throw a virtual Hogswatch party.

It will be on Saturday, 11th December, 2021. And it's free2 to all our ticket-holding members! (Attending or Supporting.)

The format will be similar to the Lost Con3, but with new events, guests, games and the chance for some festive carol singing4.

Have …

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It's better to light a flamethrower...

... than to curse the darkness - Terry Pratchett

Memorandum

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

Subject: The Australian Discworld Convention 2022 - 8th to 10th April, Sydney

Mission Statement

A burning fuse

Since we all got together for the Lost Con (and was it really only a few weeks ago?) so much has changed so rapidly. It seems that half of Australia (and now all of New South Wales, Victoria and ACT) is in lockdown. Right now, our mission is to spread some good Terry Pratchett humour to all his fans out there. If you are feeling down or lonely, remember …

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