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33rd World Science Fiction Convention

The 33rd World Science Fiction Convention, called Aussiecon, was held in Melbourne, Australia, August 14–17, 1975, at the Southern Cross Hotel.

Aussiecon, the 33rd World Science Fiction Convention
GenreScience fiction
VenueSouthern Cross Hotel
InauguratedAugust 14–17, 1975
Filing statusnon-profit

The guests of honour were Ursula K. Le Guin (pro), Susan Wood (fan), Mike Glicksohn (fan), and Donald Tuck (Australian). Aussiecon was significant in the development of cohesive Australian activity around science fiction and fantasy fandom. The chairman was Robin Johnson. The toastmaster was John Bangsund. Total attendance was 606.



See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Hugo Award FAQ". The Hugo Awards. World Science Fiction Society. Retrieved 2018-11-11.

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Preceded by
32nd World Science Fiction Convention
Discon II in Washington, D.C., United States (1974)
List of Worldcons
33rd World Science Fiction Convention
Aussiecon in Melbourne, Australia (1975)
Succeeded by
34th World Science Fiction Convention
MidAmeriCon Kansas City, United States (1976)