Aussiecon Three

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Aussiecon Three (FanHistoriCon 9.5) was the 1999 Worldcon and third Australian Worldcon held September 2-6 in the World Congress Center and Centra Hotel, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. GoHs: George Turner (pro) and Greg Benford (pro), FGoH: Bruce Gillespie, Special Guest: J. Michael Straczynski. George Turner died prior to the convention. Perry Middlemiss chaired the convention.

Memberships of all types: 2,813, consisting of:

  • Attending 1719
  • Supporting 857
  • Child 35
  • Infant (includes stuffed toys) 19
  • Day Members 192
  • The warm body count — number of unique members present (registered) at the convention — was 1,872.

It arose from the Australia in 1999 bid. It hosted 2002 Worldcon Site Selection.



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