Aussiecon Two

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The 1985 Worldcon and second Australian Worldcon held August 22-26 in the Southern Cross, Victoria, and Sheraton Hotels, Melbourne, Vic. GoH: Gene Wolfe, FGoH: Ted White.

It was chaired by David Grigg who replaced John Foyster, who resigned in 1984. Race Mathews, (an old-time fan who was Minister for Police and Emergency Services for the State of Victoria) gave the opening address.

It arose from the Melbourne in '85 bid and hosted the 1987 Worldcon Site Selection

Con reports:

File 770 #55 p2 (report on the Hugo Ceremony and Site Selection)

File 770 #57 p16 (opening address, first part)

File 770 #58 p15 (opening address, second part)

File 770 #59 p3 (a long report by Mike Glyer)

Photos (IA)


L.A.con II Worldcon Bidding,  Hugos ConFederation
Aussiecon One Australian Worldcons Aussiecon Three
Reasonator Search Files 1985
Also involved: Advention '85 - Anti-Fan - World SF: An Organization of SF Professionals - Worldcon Bid - Worldcons by Area
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