Advention '85

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Convention held 5-8 April 1985 at The Townhouse, in Adelaide, South Australia. Theme: Acceleration of Australian Science Fiction

This was the year that Australia hosted the 43rd Worldcon, Aussiecon Two.

At the 1983 Australian Natcon, Jerry Kaufman and Clifford R. Wind created a hoax bid, Seattle in '85 to host the 1985 Australian Natcon at a convention Spawncon to be held in Seattle, USA, in conjunction with Norwescon. However, at the 1984 Australian Natcon, the relevant constitution was modified to require that the Australian Natcon be held within Australia, site selection was re-opened, and Advention gained the right to host the 1985 Australian Natcon. It was the 24th National Australian Science Fiction Convention.


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