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The Ditmar Award is Australia's oldest and best-known science fiction, fantasy and horror award, presented annually at the Australian "NatCon" since 1969. The historical nominations and results (listed in boldface) of the Award follow.

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1969: Eighth Australian Science Fiction Convention, MelbourneEdit

Best Australian Science Fiction of any length, or collectionEdit

Best International Science Fiction of any length, or collectionEdit

Best Contemporary Writer of Science FictionEdit

Best Australian Amateur Science Fiction Publication or FanzineEdit

  • Australian Science Fiction Review, John Bangsund
  • The Mentor, Ronald L Clarke
  • Rataplan, Leigh Edmonds

1970: Ninth Australian Science Fiction Convention, MelbourneEdit

Best Australian Science FictionEdit

Best International PublicationEdit

  • Amazing Stories
  • Vision of Tomorrow

Best International FictionEdit

Best Australian FanzineEdit

  • S.F. Commentary, Bruce Gillespie
  • The Journal of Omphalistic Epistemology, John Foyster

1971: Tenth Australian Science Fiction Convention, MelbourneEdit

Best Australian SFEdit

Best International FictionEdit

Best Australian FanzineEdit

  • S.F. Commentary, Bruce Gillespie
  • The Somerset Gazette, Noel Kerr
  • The New Forerunner, Gary Mason

Special AwardsEdit

  • SF in the Cinema, John Baxter
  • Vision of Tomorrow, Ron Graham

1972: Syncon 2, SydneyEdit

Best Australian FictionEdit

Best International FictionEdit

Best Australian FanzineEdit

1973: Advention 2, AdelaideEdit

Best Australian FictionEdit

Best International FictionEdit

Best Dramatic PresentationEdit

  • Aussiefan
  • A Clockwork Orange
  • Slaughterhouse Five
  • Tales From The Crypt

Best Australian FanzineEdit

  • Chao, John Alderson
  • Gegenschein, Eric Lindsay
  • Rataplan, Leigh Edmonds
  • S.F. Commentary, Bruce Gillespie

1974: Ozcon, MelbourneEdit

(The programme book for the 1990 Natcon, Danse Macabre, records that no Ditmar Awards were presented in 1974.)

No Ditmar AwardsEdit

1975: Syncon '75, SydneyEdit

Best Australian SFEdit

Best International FictionEdit

Best Australian FanzineEdit

  • Osiris, Del & Dennis Stocks
  • Forerunner, Sue Clarke
  • Fanew Sletter, Leigh Edmonds
  • Chao, John Alderson
  • Gegenschein, Eric Lindsay

1976: Bofcon, MelbourneEdit

Best Australian FictionEdit

Best International FictionEdit

Best Australian FanzineEdit

  • Chao, John Alderson
  • Fanew Sletter, Leigh Edmonds
  • Mad Dan's Review, Marc Ortlieb
  • Osiris, Del & Dennis Stocks
  • Interstellar Ramjet Scoop, Bill Wright

William Atheling Jr AwardEdit

1977: A-Con 7, AdelaideEdit

Best Australian Science FictionEdit

Best International FictionEdit

Best Australian FanzineEdit

  • S.F. Commentary, Bruce Gillespie
  • Mad Dan's Review, Marc Ortlieb
  • Enigma, Van Ikin
  • South of Harad, East of Rhun, Jon Noble

William Atheling Jr AwardEdit

Special committee awardEdit

  • "The Ins and Outs of the Hadhya City State", Phillipa Maddern

1978: Unicon IV, MelbourneEdit

Australian Science Fiction, Best NovelEdit

Australian Science Fiction, Best Short FictionEdit

  • "Albert's Bellyful", Francis Payne (Yggdrasil, Feb '77)
  • "Ignorant of Magic", Phillipa C. Maddern (View From The Edge)
  • "The Two Body Problem", Bruce Barnes (View From The Edge)
  • "The Long Fall", A. Bertram Chandler (Amazing, July '77)

Best International FictionEdit

Best Amateur Australian Publication (Fanzine)Edit

  • Yggdrasil, Dennis Callegari & Alan Wilson
  • Enigma, Van Ikin
  • Minardor, Marc Ortlieb
  • Fanew Sletter, Leigh Edmonds
  • Epsilon Eridani Express, Neville J. Angove

William Atheling Jr AwardEdit

  • George Turner, "The Martial Art of SF Criticism", Yggdrasil, Feb, May & August 1977
  • Andrew Whitmore, "The Novels of D.G. Compton", SF Commentary, No 52.
  • Robert Scholes & Eric S. Rabkin, Science Fiction: History Science Vision, O.U.P
  • George Turner, "The Silverberg Phenomenon", SF Commentary, No 51
  • Van Ikin, "Review of 'Going'"

1979: Syncon '79, SydneyEdit

Best Australian FictionEdit

Best International FictionEdit

Best Australian FanzineEdit

  • Forerunner, Jack R. Herman
  • Yggdrasil, Dennis Callegari & Alan Wilson
  • Scytale, Peter Toluzzi
  • The Epsilon Eridani Express, Neville J. Angove
  • Chunder!, John Foyster

Best Australian FanwriterEdit

William Atheling Jr AwardEdit

  • Susan Wood, "Women and Science Fiction", Algol 33, 1978
  • John Bangsund, Parergon Papers 10, ANZAPA, October 1978
  • John McPharlin, "On The Ebb Tide of the New Wave", Auto Delerium, March 1978
  • Lloyd Biggle Jr, "The Morasses of Academe Revisited", Analog, September 1978

1980: Swancon 5, PerthEdit

Australian FictionEdit

Best International FictionEdit

Best Australian FanzineEdit

  • Bionic Rabbit, Damian Brennan
  • The Wasffan, Roy Ferguson
  • Chunder, John Foyster
  • S.F. Commentary, Bruce Gillespie
  • Forerunner, Jack Herman

Best Australian FanwriterEdit

  • Damian Brennan
  • Roy Ferguson
  • Leanne Frahm
  • Jack R. Herman
  • Marc Ortlieb

Australian Fantasy/SF ArtistEdit

  • Bevan Casey
  • Chris Johnston
  • Rob McGough
  • John Packer
  • Marilyn Pride
  • Jane Taubman

William Atheling Jr AwardEdit

  • Terry Dowling, "The Art of Xenography", Science Fiction 3
  • Bruce Gillespie, "The Man Who Filled the Void" & "By Our Fruits", S.F. Commentary 55/56
  • Jack R. Herman, "Paradox as Paradigm: A Review of The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant the Unbeliever", Forerunner, May
  • George Turner, "Delany: A Victim of the Great Applause", Yggdrasil 3/79

1981: Advention '81, AdelaideEdit

Best Australian NovelEdit

Best Australian Short FictionEdit

Best International FictionEdit

Best Australian FanzineEdit

  • Australian Science Fiction News, Mervyn R. Binns
  • Q36, Marc Ortlieb
  • Chunder, John Foyster
  • S.F. Commentary, Bruce Gillespie

Best Australian FanwriterEdit

Best Australian SF or Fantasy ArtistEdit

  • John Packer
  • Marilyn Pride
  • Jane Taubman
  • Julie Vaux

William Atheling Jr AwardEdit

1982: Tschaicon, MelbourneEdit

(The Australian newszine Thyme records that Tschaicon was the "First Australasian Science Fiction Convention", the relevant constitution having had "Australian" replaced with "Australasian" throughout; that the award categories used "Australasian" rather than "Australian"; and that the constitution was modified, at Tschaicon, to have "Australasian" changed back to "Australian".)

Best Long Australasian Science Fiction or FantasyEdit

Best Short Australasian Science Fiction or FantasyEdit

Best International FictionEdit

Best Australasian FanzineEdit

  • Australian SF News, Mervyn R. Binns
  • Q36, Marc Ortlieb
  • S.F. Commentary, Bruce Gillespie
  • Thyme, Andrew Brown and Irwin Hirsh
  • Weberwoman's Wrevenge, Jean Weber

Best Australasian FanwriterEdit

  • Leigh Edmonds
  • Judith Hanna
  • Eric B. Lindsay
  • Marc Ortlieb

Best Australasian SF or Fantasy ArtistEdit

  • Steph Campbell
  • Chris Johnston
  • John Packer
  • Marilyn Pride

William Atheling Jr AwardEdit

1983: Syncon '83, SydneyEdit

Best Australian Science Fiction or FantasyEdit

Best International FictionEdit

Best Australian FanzineEdit

  • Ornithopter, Leigh Edmonds
  • Q36, Marc Ortlieb
  • Science Fiction, Van Ikin
  • Thyme, Andrew Brown, Irwin Hirsh, Roger Weddall
  • Weberwoman's Wrevenge, Jean Weber

Best Australian FanwriterEdit

Best Australian SF or Fantasy ArtistEdit

  • Kerrie Hanlon
  • Chris Johnston
  • Marilyn Pride
  • Nick Stathopoulos

Best Australian SF or Fantasy CartoonistEdit

  • Terry Frost
  • Michael McGann
  • John Packer
  • Jane Taubman
  • Julie Vaux

Best Australian SF or Fantasy EditorEdit

William Atheling Jr AwardEdit

  • Terry Dowling, "Kirth Gersen: The Other Demon Prince", Science Fiction 11
  • Terry Dowling, "The Lever of Life: Winning and Losing in the Fiction of Cordwainer Smith", Science Fiction 10
  • Bruce Gillespie, S.F. Commentary, The First Year

Special AwardEdit

  • Robin Johnson, Contribution to Fandom

1984: Eurekacon, MelbourneEdit

Best Australian Long Science Fiction or FantasyEdit

Best Australian Short Science Fiction or FantasyEdit

Best International FictionEdit

Best Australian FanzineEdit

  • Australian Science Fiction News, Mervyn R. Binns
  • Rataplan/Ornithopter, Leigh Edmonds
  • Science Fiction, Van Ikin
  • Thyme, Roger Weddall
  • Wahf-full, Jack Herman

Best Australian FanwriterEdit

  • Leigh Edmonds
  • Terry Frost
  • Jack Herman
  • Seth Lockwood

Best Australian SF or Fantasy ArtistEdit

Best Australian SF or Fantasy CartoonistEdit

  • Bill Flowers
  • Terry Frost
  • Craig Hilton
  • Michael McGann
  • John Packer
  • Clint Strickland

Best Australian SF or Fantasy EditorEdit

William Atheling Jr AwardEdit

  • No Award

1985: Advention '85, AdelaideEdit

Best Australian NovelEdit

Best Australian Short FictionEdit

  • "Terrarium", Terry Dowling, Omega, May/June 1984
  • "The Maze Man", Terry Dowling, Men's Journal, Summer 1984
  • "Resurrection", Damien Broderick, IASFM, August 1984
  • "Three Star Trek", Ron Ferguson, Omega, Sept/October 1984

Best International FictionEdit

Best Australian FanzineEdit

  • Australian SF News, Merv Binns
  • The Mentor, Ron L. Clarke
  • Rataplan, Leigh Edmonds
  • Science Fiction, Van Ikin

Best Australian FanwriterEdit

Best Australian SF or Fantasy Artist, Cartoonist or IllustratorEdit

  • Nick Stathopoulos
  • Craig Hilton
  • Kerrie Hanlon
  • Peter Reading

Best Australian SF or Fantasy EditorEdit

Best Australian SF or Fantasy Dramatic PresentationEdit

William Atheling Jr AwardEdit

1986: Swancon XI, PerthEdit

Best Australian Science Fiction NovelEdit

Best Australian Short FictionEdit

Best International FictionEdit

Best Australian FanzineEdit

  • The Notional, Leigh Edmonds
  • The Metaphysical Review, Bruce Gillespie
  • Thyme, Roger Weddall & Peter Burns
  • Tigger, Marc Ortlieb
  • Sikander, Irwin Hirsh

Best Australian FanwriterEdit

Best Australian SF or Fantasy ArtistEdit

  • Lewis Morley
  • John Packer
  • Betty deGabrielle
  • Nick Stathopoulos
  • Marilyn Pride
  • Craig Hilton

William Atheling Jr AwardEdit

1987: Capcon, CanberraEdit

Best Australian Science Fiction or Fantasy NovelEdit

Best Australian Science Fiction or Fantasy Short FictionEdit

  • "Shut the Door When You Go Out", George Turner, Aphelion 4
  • "The Man Who Lost Red", Terry Dowling
  • "Time of the Star", Terry Dowling, Aphelion 3
  • "A Dragon Between His Fingers", Terry Dowling, Omega, May/June
  • "For the Man Who Has Everything", Chris Simmons, Aphelion 1

Best Australian FanzineEdit

  • The Space Wastrel, Mark Loney, Michelle Muijsert, Julian Warner
  • Motional, Anonymous
  • Larrikin, Irwin Hirsh & Perry Middlemiss
  • Metaphysical Review, Bruce Gillespie
  • Thyme, Roger Weddall and Peter Burns

Best Australian SF or Fantasy ArtistEdit

  • Craig Hilton
  • Nick Stathopoulos
  • Kerrie Hanlon
  • Betty deGabriele
  • John Packer

Outstanding Contribution to Australian FandomEdit

  • Carey Handfield, T.R.O. (The Real Official.)

William Atheling AwardEdit

1988: Conviction, SydneyEdit

Best Australian Long FictionEdit

Best Australian Short FictionEdit

  • The Dirty Little Unicorn, Stephen Dedman
  • "The Last Elephant", Terry Dowling, Australian Short Stories #20
  • "Marmordesse", Terry Dowling, Omega, January 1987
  • "The Supramarket", Leanne Frahm, Doom City
  • "The Celestial Intervention Agency", Karen Herkes, Time Loop #70

Best Australian FanzineEdit

  • Australian Science Fiction Review, Melbourne Collective eds
  • Larrikin, Irwin Hirsh, Perry Middlemiss
  • Science Fiction, Van Ikin
  • The Space Wastrel, Mark Loney, Michelle Muijsert, Julian Warner

Best Australian Fan WriterEdit

  • Karen Herkes
  • Jack R. Herman
  • Irwin Hirsh
  • Van Ikin
  • Perry Middlemiss

Best Fan ArtistEdit

  • Donna Angus
  • Kerrie Hanlon
  • Craig Hilton
  • David Kenyon
  • Stephen McArthur
  • Lewis Morley

William Atheling Jr AwardEdit

  • Russell Blackford, "Deconstructing the Demon: John Calvin Bachelor's Novels" ASFR #11
  • Richard Erlich & Peter Hall, "A Prefilmic, Post-Poststructurialist Prostruction of Alien/Alien3", ASFR #11
  • John Foyster, Review of Trillion Year Spree, ASFR #7
  • Van Ikin, "Mirror Reversals and the Tolkien Writing Game", Science Fiction #25
  • Susan Margaret, "Structural Analysis of SF. Why?", The Space Wastrel
  • Janeen Webb, "I Know Who I am, But What is my Brand Name?"

1989: Swancon 14, PerthEdit

Best Australian Long FictionEdit

Best Australian Short FictionEdit

  • "A Tale of Nine Cats", Katherine Cummings, Conviction Programme
  • "Scatter My Ashes", Greg Egan, Interzone #23
  • "Things Fall Apart", Philippa Maddern, Matilda at the Speed of Light
  • "The Colors of the Masters", Sean McMullen, F&SF March 1988
  • "My Lady Tongue", Lucy Sussex, Matilda at the Speed of Light

Best International FictionEdit

Best Australian FanzineEdit

  • SFR, SF Collective
  • Get Stuffed, Jacob Blake
  • Larrikin, Perry Middlemiss & Irwin Hirsh
  • Science Fiction, Van Ikin

Best Australian FanwriterEdit

Best Fan ArtistEdit

  • Ian Gunn
  • Kerrie Hanlon
  • Craig Hilton
  • Mike McGann
  • Kiera McKenzie
  • Phil Wlodarczyk

William Atheling Jr AwardEdit

  • Russell Blackford, ASFR articles
  • Martin Bridgestock, "Sea & Summer", ASFR, and "Counter Earth/Counter Humanity", Metaphysical Review
  • Janeen Webb, ASFR articles
  • Arthur Webster, "Speaker for the Dead", Get Stuffed

1990: Danse Macabre, MelbourneEdit

The William Atheling Jr Award was withdrawn for insufficient nominations

Best Australian Long FictionEdit

Best Australian Short FictionEdit

  • Terry Dowling, "The Quiet Redemption of Andy the House", Australian Short Stories #26 (June 1989)
  • Rosaleen Love, "If You Go Down to the Park Today", Total Devotion Machine
  • Rosaleen Love, "Total Devotion Machine", Total Devotion Machine
  • Petrina Smith, "Over the Edge", Mirrors: Redress Novellas

Best Australian FanzineEdit

Best Australian FanwriterEdit

  • Terry Frost
  • Bruce Gillespie
  • Ian Gunn
  • Jack R. Herman
  • Yvonne Hintz
  • Alan Stewart

Best Fan ArtistEdit

  • Ian Gunn
  • Kerrie Hanlon
  • Craig Hilton
  • Phil Wlodarczyk

1991: Suncon, BrisbaneEdit

Best Fannish CatEdit

  • Apple Blossom, humans: Elaine Cochrane & Bruce Gillespie
  • Constantinople, human: Phil Wlodarczyk
  • Emma Peel, human: Terry Frost
  • Godzilla, humans: Ian Gunn & Karen Pender-Gunn
  • Honey, humans: Gerald [Smith] & Womble
  • Satan, human: Phil Wlodarczyk
  • Truffle, humans: Mark Loney & Michelle Muijsert
  • Typo, human: Roger Weddall

Best FanzineEdit

  • Australian Science Fiction Review, (Second series), edited by the Science Fiction Collective
  • Doxa!, Roman Orszanski
  • Doxy, John Foyster
  • Ethel the Aardvark, Alan Stewart
  • Pink, Karen Pender-Gunn
  • StunGunn, Ian Gunn

Best Australian Novel or AnthologyEdit

  • A Pursuit of Miracles, George Turner(Aphelion)
  • Fortress of Eternity, Andrew Whitmore (Avon)
  • My Lady Tongue and Other Tales, Lucy Sussex (William Heinemann)
  • Rynosseros, Terry Dowling (Aphelion)
  • The Specialist, Wynne Whiteford (Ace)

Best Australian Short FictionEdit

Best Australian Fan ArtistEdit

  • Ian Gunn
  • Craig Hilton
  • Marion Plumridge
  • Phil Wlodarczyk

Best Australian Fan WriterEdit

William Atheling Jr AwardEdit

  • Russell Blackford, "Analogues of Anomie: Lee Harding's Novels" in Science Fiction 30 & Australian Science Fiction Review (Second Series
  • Bruce Gillespie, "The Non-SF Novels of Philip K. Dick" presented at the Nova Mob and published in ANZAPA
  • Peter Nicholls, "Fantastic World" reviews in the Melbourne Sunday Herald
  • Alan Stewart, Reviews in Ethel the Aardvark and SF Commentary

1992: Syncon, SydneyEdit

Best Novel or CollectionEdit

Best Short FictionEdit

Best FanzineEdit

Best Fan WriterEdit

Best SF or Fantasy ArtistEdit

  • Ian Gunn
  • Craig Hilton
  • Nick Stathopoulos
  • Phil Wlodarczyk

William Atheling Jr AwardEdit

Special Award for Services to FandomEdit

  • Susan Batho
  • Ron Clarke
  • Jack Herman

1993: Swancon 18, PerthEdit

Best Long FictionEdit

Best Short FictionEdit

Best PeriodicalEdit

  • Slow Glass Books Catalog, Justin Ackroyd
  • Eidolon (Australian magazine), Jeremy Byrne
  • Ethel the Aardvark, Alan Stewart
  • Thyme, Alan Stewart
  • Aurealis, Dirk Strasser & Stephen Higgins

Best Fan WriterEdit

  • Paul Ewings
  • Terry Frost
  • Robin Pen
  • Karen Pender-Gunn
  • Alan Stewart
  • Roger Weddall

Best ArtworkEdit

  • "Fanimals", Ian Gunn
  • Space Time Buckaneers, Ian Gunn
  • 1992 Ditmar Award, Lewis Morley
  • Cover art for Blue Tyson, Nick Stathopoulos
  • "Relics", Shaun Tan
  • "Snowman", Leisl Yvette

William Atheling Jr AwardEdit

  • "Five Go Camping with 12-01 Club", Paul Ewings
  • "James Morrow and the Erni", Bruce Gillespie
  • "Australian SF Art Turns 50", Sean McMullen
  • "From Fantasy to Gallileo", Sean McMullen
  • Reviews in Ethel the Aardvark, Karen Pender-Gunn

1994: Constantinople, MelbourneEdit

Best Long Fiction or CollectionEdit

Best Short FictionEdit

Best Professional Art WorkEdit

  • Galaxy Bookshop Dragon, Lewis Morley
  • Twilight Beach Cover, Nick Stathopoulos

Best Fan WriterEdit

Best Fan ArtistEdit

  • Ian Gunn
  • Craig Hilton
  • Pamela Rendall
  • Steve Scholz
  • Kerry Valkova
  • Phil Wlodarczyk

Best FanzineEdit

  • Black Light
  • Ethel the Aardvark
  • Get Stuffed
  • SF Commentary
  • The Mentor
  • Thyme

William Atheling Jr AwardEdit

1995: Thylacon, HobartEdit

Best Australian Long FictionEdit

Best Australian Short FictionEdit

Best Professional ArtworkEdit

Best FanzineEdit

  • Gegenschein, Eric Lindsay
  • The Mentor, Ron Clarke
  • Sirius, Garry Wyatt
  • Thyme, Alan Stewart

Best Fan WriterEdit

  • Terry Frost
  • Ian Gunn
  • Graham Stone

Best Fan ArtistEdit

  • Ian Gunn
  • Kerri Valkova

Special Committee AwardEdit

1996: Swancon 21, PerthEdit

Best Long FictionEdit

Best Short FictionEdit

Best Publication/Fanzine/PeriodicalEdit

Best ArtworkEdit

Best Non-Professional/Fan WriterEdit

  • Terry Frost
  • Ian Gunn
  • Cheryl Morgan
  • Alan Stewart

Best Non-Professional/Fan ArtistEdit

  • Ian Gunn
  • Steve Scholz
  • Kerri Valkova

William Atheling Jnr AwardEdit

1997: Spawncon I, MelbourneEdit

Best Australian Long FictionEdit

Best Australian Short FictionEdit

Best FanzineEdit

  • The Communicator, Derek Screen
  • Emerald City, Cheryl Morgan
  • Oscillation Overthruster, Sue Ann Barber
  • Pinkette, Karen Pender-Gunn
  • Science Fiction, Van Ikin
  • Thyme, Alan Stewart

Best Fan WriterEdit

Best Fan ArtistEdit

  • Ian Gunn
  • Steve Scholz
  • Kerri Valkova
  • Phil Wlodarczyk

Best Professional ArtworkEdit

William Atheling Jr. AwardEdit

  • Russell Blackford, for "The Tiger in the Prison House", Science Fiction #37, Reviews of Distress in Science Fiction and NYRSF, and "Jewels in Junk City" in Review of Contemporary Fiction
  • Alan Stewart, for reviews in Thyme
  • Janeen Webb, for "Post human SF: Lost in Cyberspace", The Festival of Imagination Programme Book

1998: Thylacon II, HobartEdit

Best Long FictionEdit

Best Short FictionEdit

Best Dramatic PresentationEdit

  • Spellbinder 2, Nine Network
  • Degree Absolute, Bedlam Theatre Company
  • Multiverse Ceremonies Video

Best Artwork/ArtistEdit

Best FanzineEdit

Best Fan WriterEdit

William Atheling Jr AwardEdit

  • Katharine and Darren Maxwell, for X-files episode reviews in Frontier #59
  • Sean McMullen and Steven Paulsen, "Australian Contemporary Fantasy", Encyclopedia of Fantasy #173 (Orbit)

1999: Spawncon II, MelbourneEdit

Presented as part of Aussiecon III

Best Australian Long FictionEdit

Best Australian Short FictionEdit

  • "The Marsh Runners", Paul Brandon, Dreaming Down Under
  • "The Evil Within", Sara Douglass, Dreaming Down Under
  • "Dream Until God Burns", Andrew Enstice, Dreaming Down Under
  • "The Truth About Weena", David Lake, Dreaming Down Under
  • "Queen of Soulmates", Sean McMullen, Dreaming Down Under
  • "To Avalon", Jane Routley, Dreaming Down Under

Best Australian Magazine or AnthologyEdit

Best Australian FanzineEdit

  • The Captain's Log, Rose Mitchell
  • Ethel the Aardvark, Ian Gunn
  • Interstellar Ramjet Scoop, Bill Wright
  • Metaphysical Review, Bruce Gillespie
  • Out of the Kaje, Karen Johnson
  • Thyme, Alan Stewart

Best Fan ArtistEdit

  • Ian Gunn
  • Robert Jan
  • Dick Jenssen
  • Marco Nero
  • Kerri Valkova

Best Professional ArtworkEdit

  • Emma Barber, Cover Cannibals of the Fine Light, Cover A View Before Dying
  • Mark McBride, Cover Fantastic Worlds
  • Marilyn Pride, Peregrine Besset/A3 PRs
  • Nick Stathopoulos, Cover The Man Who Melted, Cover Dreaming Down Under
  • Shaun Tan, The Rabbits

William Atheling Jr. AwardEdit

2000: Swancon 2000, PerthEdit

Original Nominations

Best Written Work (Professional)Edit

Best Written Work (Unpaid or Fan)Edit

  • Colin Sharpe & Kate Langford, Magical Cream Puff Destiny, JAMWAF Magazine
  • Kyla Ward, "Night Cars", Abaddon #2
  • Robin Pen, Eidolist 1999 Reviews, Eidolist
  • Bill Wright, Interstellar Ramjet Scoop
  • Alan Stewart, Thyme

Best Professional Production in Any MediumEdit

  • Sarah Endacott (ed), Orb 0
  • Russell B. Farr (ed), The Lady of Situations (Ticonderoga Publications)
  • Roadshow and Warner Brothers, The Matrix
  • Paul Collins & Meredith Costain (ed), Spinouts (Pearson Education)
  • MP Books, Antique Futures: The Best of Terry Dowling (MP Books)

Best Non-Professional Production in Any MediumEdit

  • Jonathan Strahan & Steven Paulsen, The Coode Street Review of Science Fiction
  • Team, Twenty3, Swancon 2000 Launch Video
  • Cathy Cupitt, The Rhizome Factor
  • Danny Heap, The Opening Ceremony Video at Aussiecon Three
  • Ion Newcombe, The Antipodean SF website

Best Artwork (Professional.)Edit

  • Nick Stathopoulos, The Cover of Antique Futures
  • Graeme Bliss, The Cover of Clementine
  • Marc McBride, The Cover of Spinouts
  • Shaun Tan, The Cover of Orb 0
  • Nick Stathopoulos, The Cover of The Aussiecon Three Souvenir Book

Best Artwork (Unpaid or Fan)Edit

  • Jeremy Nelson, The Cover of The Rhizome Factor #4
  • Colin Sharpe, Illustrations for The Magical Cream Puff Destiny
  • Dick Jenssen, Body of Work
  • Phil Wlodarczyk, Cover to Ethel the Aardvark

William Atheling Award for Criticism or ReviewEdit


Second Round Nominations and Winners

Best NovelEdit

Best Short FictionEdit

Best Collected WorkEdit

Best ArtworkEdit

  • Shaun Tan, Cover to The Coode St Review Of Science Fiction
  • Nick Stathopoulos, Cover to Aussiecon 3 Programme Book
  • Nick Stathopoulos, Cover to Dreaming Down Under Volume 2, (Ineligible, withdrawn.)
  • Marc McBride, Covers to Spinouts

Best Fan WriterEdit

Best Fan ArtistEdit

Brad Foster withdrawn as ineligible (non-Australian)

Best Fan ProductionEdit

  • Jonathan Strahan and Steven Paulsen, The Coode St Review Of Science Fiction
  • Alan Stewart, Thyme
  • Cathy Cupitt, The Rhizome Factor
  • Danny Heap, Nick Stathopoulos, Aussiecon 3 Masquerade Ceremony
  • Danny Heap, Aussiecon 3 Opening Ceremony Video
  • Bill Wright, Interstellar Ramjet Scoop
  • Ethel The Aardvark

William Atheling Jr. AwardEdit

2001: Swancon 2001: Masquerade, PerthEdit

Best NovelEdit

Best Short FictionEdit

Included Best Novella or Novelette eligible nominees

Best Collected WorkEdit

Best ArtworkEdit

  • Shaun Tan, The Lost Thing (Lothian Books)
  • Otto Schmidinger, "Space", Stamp Issue, Australia Post
  • Marc McBride, Cover to Tales from the Wasteland (Hodder Headline)

Best Fan WriterEdit

Best Fan ArtistEdit

  • Grant Watson
  • Jade Todd
  • Dick (Ditmar) Jenssen

Best Fan ProductionEdit

  • The Rhizome Factor, ed. Cathy Cupitt
  • First Sight, dir. Chris Dickinson
  • "Angriest Video Store Clerk in the World", Grant Watson
  • SwanCon 2001 Launch Video
  • The Unrelenting Gaze: SF Commentary # 76, ed. Bruce Gillespie
  • Mitch? Short Stories for Short Attention Spans, ed. Mitch?

William Atheling Jr Award for Criticism and ReviewEdit

  • Waking Henson: A Jim Henson Retrospective, Grant Watson and Simon Oxwell
  • The Unrelenting Gaze: SF Commentary # 76, ed. Bruce Gillespie
  • Reviews in Locus: The Newspaper of the Science Fiction Field, Jonathan Strahan
  • Transrealist Fiction, Damien Broderick (Greenwood)
  • "Time Travel, Time Scapes and Timescape", Russell Blackford, The New York Review of SF #150

Best New TalentEdit

Best Professional AchievementEdit

‘’Two items ruled ineligible; category withdrawn’’

  • Farscape, Channel 9/Henson Productions
  • Spinouts Bronze, eds. Paul Collins & Meredith Costain (Pearson Educational)
  • The Lost Thing, Shaun Tan (Lothian Books)

2002: Convergence, MelbourneEdit

Best Novella/Novelette category left off the nomination form
Best Australian Artwork and William Atheling Jr. removed for insufficient nominees

Best Australian NovelEdit

Best Australian Short FictionEdit

Included Best Novella or Novelette eligible nominees

Best Australian Collected WorkEdit

Best Fan WriterEdit

Adrian Gaetano withdrew nomination

Best Fan ArtistEdit

Best Australian Fan Production, FanzineEdit

  • Diverse Universe, Geoff & Miriam
  • Fables and Reflections, Lily Chrywenstrom
  • Interstellar Ram Jet Scoop, Bill Wright
  • SF Commentary, Bruce Gillespie
  • Solar Spectrum, Geoff & Miriam

Best Australian Fan Production, OtherEdit

Included Best Australian Fan Achievement eligible nominee
  • Consensual, Stephen Dedman et al.
  • JB Resurrection, Garth Thomas
  • Mitch? 2, Tarts of the New Millennium, Anthony Mitchell
  • Spaced Out Website
  • Tabula-Rasa, David Carroll & Kyla Ward

Best Australian Professional AchievementEdit

  • Meredith Costain and Paul Collins, Editing
  • Robert Hood for the Young Adult Series, Shades (Hodder Headline)
  • Dirk Strasser & Stephen Higgins, for editing and production of Aurealis over so many years

Best New TalentEdit

2003: Swancon 2003, PerthEdit

Best Australian NovelEdit

Best Australian Short FictionEdit

  • "Father Muerte and the Thief", Lee Battersby, Aurealis 29
  • "Stealing Alice", Claire McKenna, Agog! Fantastic Fiction
  • "Scratches in the Sky, Ben Peek, Agog! Fantastic Fiction
  • "Cigarettes and Roses, Ben Peek, Passing Strange
  • "King of All and The Metal Sentinel", Deborah Biancotti, Agog! Fantastic Fiction

Best Australian Collected WorkEdit

  • Machinations, ed. Chris Andrews (CSFG Publishing)
  • Agog! Fantastic Fiction, ed. Cat Sparks (Agog! Press)
  • Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine, ed. ASIM Collective
  • AustrAlien Absurdities, ed. Chuck McKenzie & Tansy Rayner Roberts (Agog! Press)
  • Passing Strange, ed. Bill Congreve (MirrorDanse)

Best Australian ArtworkEdit

  • Passing Strange Cover, Cat Sparks
  • Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine Cover Issue #3, Les Petersen
  • AustrAlien Absurdities Cover, Dion Hamill
  • Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine Cover Issue #1, Les Petersen
  • Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine Cover Issue #4, Les Petersen
  • Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine Cover Issue #2, Les Petersen

Best Australian Fan WriterEdit

Best Australian Fan ArtistEdit

  • Miriam English
  • Les Petersen
  • Sarah Xu
  • Dick Jenssen
  • Colin Sharpe
  • Cat Sparks

Best New TalentEdit

Best Australian FanzineEdit

  • Interstellar Ramjet Scoop, ed. Bill Wright
  • Fables & Reflections, ed. Lily Chrywenstrom
  • Australian SF Bullsheet, ed. Edwina Harvey and Ted Scribner
  • Visions, ed. Stephen Thompson
  • Antipodean SF, ed. Antipodean Computer Services

Best Australian ProductionEdit

  • Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine Launch
  • Spaced Out Website
  • The View From Mt. Pootmootoo
  • Eidolon Website

Best Australian Professional AchievementEdit

Best Australian Fan AchievementEdit

  • Borderlands: That which scares us..., ed. Simon Oxwell, Grant Watson and Anna Hepworth
  • Robin Pen
  • Spaced Out Website, ed. Miriam and Geoff

The William Atheling Jr Award for Criticism or ReviewEdit

2004: Conflux, CanberraEdit

Best NovelEdit

Best Novella or NoveletteEdit

Best Short StoryEdit

Best Collected WorkEdit

Best Fan ProductionEdit

  • CSFG - for Elsewhere Book Launch
  • Aaron Jacks & Mitch - for "The Mega Panel", Continuum 2003
  • Ian Mond - for "Mondys's Perfect Match", Continuum 2003
  • Swancon 2003 Committee - for Swancon 2003 Opening Ceremony & Video
  • Spaced Out - Geoff & Miriam

Best FanzineEdit

  • The Australian SF Bullsheet - Edwina Harvey & Edwin Scribner (ed.)
  • Dark Animus - James Cain
  • Fables & Reflections - Lily Chrywenstrom
  • Fandom is my life - Danny Oz
  • No Award - Russell B. Farr
  • Three-Eyed Frog - Paul Ewins & Sue Ann Barber

Best Fan WriterEdit

Best Fan ArtistEdit

  • Les Petersen - for "Battle Elf" (Conflux) poster
  • Miriam English - for Diverse Universe
  • Dick Jenssen - for extensive body of work
  • Phil Wlodarczyk - for cartoons in Ethel the Aardvark

Best ArtworkEdit

  • Cat Sparks - Cover of Agog! Terrific Tales by Cat Sparks (ed.)
  • Trudi Canavan - Cover of Fables & Reflections
  • Greg Bridges - Cover of Axis Trilogy by Sara Douglass
  • Les Petersen - Cover of Elsewhere by Michael Barry (ed.)
  • Les Petersen - Cover of The High Lord by Trudi Canavan

Best New TalentEdit

William Atheling Jr. AwardEdit

2005: Thylacon 2005, HobartEdit

Best NovelEdit

Best Collected WorkEdit

Best Novella or NoveletteEdit

Best Short StoryEdit

Best Professional ArtworkEdit

  • Les Petersen: cover of ASIM 12
  • Kerri Valkova: - Cover of The Black Crusade (Chimaera Publications)
  • Cat Sparks: Agog! Smashing Stories cover
  • Les Petersen: Encounters Book Cover
  • Les Petersen: cover and internal ASIM 16

Best Professional AchievementEdit

  • The Clarion South Team (Fantastic Queensland; Convenors Robert Hoge, Kate Eltham, Robert Dobson & Heather Gammage): negotiating with the US Clarion people, then promoting and establishing Clarion South which gives emerging writer the chance to work with the best in the business.
  • Cat Sparks: editing and writing including winning third place in the writers of the future award
  • Margo Lanagan: for Black Juice
  • Geoff Maloney: for Tales of the Crypto-System, his short story publications
  • Sean Williams for The Crooked Letter and efforts in teaching
  • Jonathan Strahan for work over the year in internationally published reviews and in editing anthologies

Best Fan AchievementEdit

  • Super Happy Robot Hour
  • Conflux convention committee
  • Continuum 2 convention committee

Best Fan ArtistEdit

  • Sarah Xu

Best Fanzine/websiteEdit

  • Antipodean SF - Ion Newcombe (ed.)
  • Bullsheet - ed Edwina Harvey & Ted Scribner
  • Gynaezine - Emma Hawkes and Gina Goddard (ed.)

Best Fan WriterEdit

Best New TalentEdit

  • Chris Barnes
  • Stuart Barrow
  • Grace Dugan
  • Paul Haines
  • Barbara Robson
  • Brian Smith

William Atheling Jr. AwardEdit

2006: Conjure, BrisbaneEdit

Best NovelEdit

Best Collected WorkEdit

Best Novella or NoveletteEdit

  • "Passing of the Minotaurs" - Rjurik Davidson, SciFiction, April 2005
  • "The Red Priest's Homecoming "- Dirk Flinthart, Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine #17
  • "Countless Screaming Argonauts" - Chris Lawson, Realms of Fantasy
  • "The Memory of Breathing" - Lyn Triffitt (Battersby), Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine #17
  • "The Grinding House" - Kaaron Warren, The Grinding House

Best Short StoryEdit

Best Professional ArtworkEdit

  • The Blood Debt (cover) - Greg Bridges (HarperCollins Australia)
  • The Grinding House (cover) - Robin Evans (CSFG)
  • Australian Speculative Fiction: A Genre Overview (cover) - Nick Stathopoulos (Australian Speculative Fiction Project)
  • Fell #3 - Ben Templesmith (Image Comics)

Best Professional AchievementEdit

  • Damien Broderick, Wilson da Silva and Kylie Ahern - Cosmos
  • Robert Dobson, Robert Hoge, Kate Eltham, Heather Gammage - Clarion South 2005, Clarion South Workshop
  • Donna Maree Hanson - Australian Speculative Fiction: a genre overview (Australian Speculative Fiction Project)
  • Michael Rymer - Screenwriting and directing, Battlestar Galactica Season 2.0, Sci-Fi Channel
  • Jonathan Strahan - for co-editing Best Short Novels: 2005 (SFBC), Science Fiction: Best of 2004 (ibooks), and Fantasy: Best of 2004 (ibooks)

Best Fan ProductionEdit

  • Edwina Harvey - The Australian Science Fiction Bullsheet, website and newsletter
  • Alisa Krasnostein - ASif!: Australian Specfic In Focus, website
  • Tony Plank - Inkspillers website
  • Conflux Committee - Conflux 2, convention
  • Continuum Committee - Continuum 3, convention

Best Fan ArtistEdit

  • Dick Jenssen - Artwork in eI 20 and eI 23, efanzines.com
  • Elaine Kemp - ConSensual a Trois interior artwork, ConSensual a Trois
  • Shane Parker - Conflux Poster Art, Conflux

Best Fanzine/websiteEdit

Best Fan WriterEdit

  • Shane Jiraiya Cummings - Writer/reviewer, Horror Scope
  • Bruce Gillespie - Writer/reviewer, Steam Engine Time and Science Fiction Commentary, *brg*, Earl Kemp's ezines
  • Stephanie Gunn - Writer/reviewer, Horror Scope
  • Martin Livings - "Skeletor_Hordak", LiveJournal web comic
  • Bill Wright - Interstellar Ramjet Scoop, Published by Bill Wright

Best New TalentEdit

William Atheling Jr. AwardEdit

  • Ferocious Minds: Polymathy and the New Enlightenment - Damien Broderick (Wildside Press)
  • Divided Kingdom: King Kong vs Godzilla - Robert Hood, King Kong is Back (Benbella Books)
  • "Body Parts" - Chris Lawson, Borderlands
  • "PK Dick: The Exhilaration and the Terror" - Rosaleen Love, Borderlands
  • The 2005 Snapshot Australian Speculative Fiction writers, editors, publishers - Ben Peek, website

2007: Convergence 2, MelbourneEdit

Best NovelEdit

Best Novella/NoveletteEdit

  • "Aftermath", David Conyers, Agog! Ripping Reads (Agog! Press)
  • "The Dead of Winter", Stephen Dedman, Weird Tales, #339
  • "The Devil in Mr Pussy (Or how I found God inside my wife)", Paul Haines, C0ck (Coeur de Lion Publishing)
  • "The Souls of Dead Soldiers are for Blackbirds, Not Little Boys", Ben Peek, Agog! Ripping Reads, (Agog! Press)
  • "Under the Red Sun", Ben Peek, Fantasy Magazine #4, (Prime Books)
  • "World's Whackiest Upper Atmosphere Re-Entry Disasters Dating Game", Brendan Duffy, Agog! Ripping Reads (Agog! Press)

Best Short StoryEdit

  • "Burning from the Inside", Paul Haines, Doorways for the Dispossessed (Prime Books)
  • "Cold", Kirstyn McDermott, Shadowed Realms #9
  • "Honeymoon", Adam Browne and John Dixon, C0ck, (Coeur de Lion Publishing)
  • "Surrender 1: Rope Artist", Deborah Biancotti, Shadowed Realms #9
  • "The Bat's Boudoir, Kyla Ward, Shadowed Realms #9
  • "The Fear of White", Rjurik Davidson, Borderlands #7

Best Collected WorkEdit

Best Artwork/ArtistEdit

  • 26Lies/1Truth, cover art by Andrew MacRae (Wheatland Press)
  • Agog! Ripping Reads, cover art by Cat Sparks (Agog! Press)
  • Daughters of Earth: Feminist Science Fiction in the Twentieth Century cover art by Cat Sparks (Wesleyan University Press)
  • The Devoured Earth, cover art by Greg Bridges (HarperCollins Press)
  • The Arrival, cover art by Shaun Tan (Lothian)

Best Fan WriterEdit

Best Fan ArtistEdit

  • Christopher Johnstone
  • Jon Swabey

Best Fan ProductionEdit

  • ASif website, Alisa Krasnostein – Executive Editor
  • Inkspillers website, Tony Plank
  • Outland, Directed by John Richards
  • Tabula Rasa website, David Carroll
  • The Bullsheet website & ezine, Edwina Harvey & Ted Scribner

Best FanzineEdit

  • AntipodeanSF, editor Ion Newcombe
  • ASIF – Australian Specfic in Focus, editor Alisa Krasnostein
  • The Captain's Log, Austrek clubzine. Edited by Clare McDonald
  • Ethel the Aardvark, MSFC clubzine
  • HorrorScope, editor Shane Jiraiya Cummings

Best Professional AchievementEdit

  • Angelia Challis for establishing Brimstone Press as a mass market publisher
  • Bill Congreve for Mirrordanse Press and 2 issues of the Australian Year's Best Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Russell B. Farr for Ticonderoga Publications
  • Gary Kemble for work on ABC's Articulate and promoting the genre through radio and other mediums
  • Alisa Krasnostein for providing new paying markets for readers and writers of both fiction/ non-fiction, art as well as forums for reviews/interviews within the speculative fiction genre, enhancing the profile of Australian speculative fiction.
  • Justine Larbalestier, for editing Daughters of Earth: Feminist Science Fiction in the Twentieth Century

Best Fan AchievementEdit

  • Marty Young for his work establishing and promoting the Australian Horror Writers Association
  • Alisa Krasnostein for establishing ASIf
  • Tony Plank for establishing and maintaining the Inkspillers website

Best New TalentEdit

William Atheling Jr AwardEdit

  • Miranda Siemienowicz for her review of Paraspheres appearing in Horrorscope
  • Justine Larbalestier for Daughters of Earth: Feminist Science Fiction in the Twentieth Century
  • Robert Hood for "Man and Super-Monster: A History of Daikaiju Eiga and its Metaphorical Undercurrents", Borderlands #7
  • Grant Watson for "Bad Film Diaries - Sink or Swim: The Truth Behind Waterworld", Borderlands #8
  • Kathryn Linge for her review "Through Soft Air", ASif

2008: State of the Art: Swancon 2008, PerthEdit

Best NovelEdit

Best Novella/NoveletteEdit

Best Short StoryEdit

Best Collected WorkEdit

  • Orb #7, Sarah Endacott (ed.) (Orb Publications)
  • The Workers' Paradise, Russell B. Farr and Nick Evans (eds.) (Ticonderoga Publications)
  • New Ceres, Alisa Krasnstein (ed.) (Twelfth Planet Press)
  • The New Space Opera, Jonathan Strahan (ed.) (HarperCollins Australia)
  • Fantastic Wonder Stories, Russell B. Farr (ed.) (Ticonderoga Publications)

Best Artwork/ArtistEdit

  • Daryl Lindquist for the ASIM #28 cover
  • Nick Stathopolous for the Daikaju #3 cover
  • Eleanor Clark for ASIM #31 internal art
  • Amanda Rainey for The Workers' Paradise cover
  • Nick Stathopolous for the Rhinemonn cover
  • Eleanor Clark for ASIM #30 internal art

Best Fan WriterEdit

  • Alexandra Pierce for Last Short Story on Earth and for ASiF! reviews
  • Shane Jiraiya Cummings for Horrorscope
  • Grant Watson for the 'angriest' Livejournal
  • Rob Hood for film reviews on his website

Best Fan ArtEdit

  • "Exterminate!" Dalek Postcards - Kathryn Linge
  • 'Nights Edge' Convention Poster Art - John Parker

Best Fan ProductionEdit

  • 2007 Snap Shot Project - interviews with influential members of the Australian speculative fiction scene conducted by Alisa Krasnostein, Ben Payne, Alexandra Pierce, Tansy Rayner Roberts, Katherine Linge, Kaaron Warren and Rosie Clark
  • Inkspillers Website - Tony Plank
  • "The Liminal" short film - directed by Claire McKenna
  • Daikaju Limerick Competition - Robert Hood on his website
  • Talking Squid Website - Chris Lawson

Best FanzineEdit

  • The Australian Science Fiction Bullsheet, Ted Scribner and Edwina Harvey (eds.)
  • Not If You Were the Last Short Story on Earth, Alisa Krasnostein, Ben Payne, Alexandra Pierce, Tansy Rayner Roberts (eds.)
  • Steam Engine Time, edited by Bruce Gillespie
  • Horrorscope, Shane Jiraiya Cummings (ed.)

Best Professional AchievementEdit

  • Gary Kemble for his continued coverage of speculative fiction on Articulate and ABC news online
  • Russell B. Farr for Ticonderoga Publications; in 2007, Russell produced an issue of Ticonderoga Online, The Workers' Paradise and Fantastic Wonder Stories, which produced five Aurealis Award nominees
  • Jonathan Strahan for a prolific body of work editing The Jack Vance Treasury, The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year, Best Short Novels of 2007, The New Space Opera, Ascendancies: The Best of Bruce Sterling and Eclipse One: New Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Andromeda Spaceways Publishing Co-Operative Ltd for five issues in 2007, including three electronic Best Of anthologies
  • Jonathan Strahan, Garth Nix, Deb Biancotti and Trevor Stafford for compiling and promoting the new Australian Fantasy and SF catalogue in the United States to increase awareness and appreciation of forthcoming Australian SF and to expand creative and professional opportunities for writers

Best Fan AchievementEdit

  • Alisa Krasnostein for ASiF! Australian Speculative Fiction in Focus
  • Marty Young for his work as President of the Australian Horror Writers Association
  • John Parker, Sarah Parker and Sarah Xu for Night's Edge Convention
  • Sarah Xu for the CyPEC Cyber-feminist Conference held as part of Night's Edge convention

Best New TalentEdit

William Atheling Jr AwardEdit

  • Ian Nichols for "Seriatem, Seriatum, omnia Seriatem" (Published by Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine #30, edited by Robbie Matthews)
  • Tansy Rayner Roberts and Alexandra Pierce for review of Elizabeth Bear's New Amsterdam (Published as Podcast #2 on ASiF!)
  • Jonathan Strahan for editorial for The New Space Opera (Published in The New Space Opera by HarperCollins Australia)
  • Grant Watson for "The Bad Film Diaries" (Published in Borderlands #9)
  • Ben Peek for the Aurealis Awards Shortlist Feature Article (Published on ASiF!)
  • Shane Jiraiya Cummings for review of David Conyers' and John Sunseri's The Spiraling Worm (Published on Horrorscope)
  • Ian Nichols for "The Shadow Thief" (Published by The West Australian Weekend Magazine on 22 September 2007)

2009: Conjecture, AdelaideEdit

Best NovelEdit

Best Novella/NoveletteEdit

Best Short StoryEdit

Best Collected WorkEdit

  • Black: Australian Dark Culture Magazine, edited by Angela Challis
  • Creeping in Reptile Flesh, Robert Hood
  • 2012, edited by Alisa Krasnostein and Ben Payne
  • Canterbury 2100, edited by Dirk Flinthart
  • Midnight Echo, edited by Kirstyn McDermott and Ian Mond
  • Dreaming Again, edited by Jack Dann
  • The Starry Rift, edited by Jonathan Strahan

Best ArtworkEdit

Best Fan WriterEdit

  • Mark Smith-Briggs, for work in Horrorscope
  • Edwina Harvey, for work in The Australian Science Fiction Bullsheet
  • Chuck McKenzie, for work in Horrorscope
  • Craig Bezant, for work in Horrorscope
  • Brenton Tomlinson, for work in Horrorscope
  • Robert Hood, for work in Undead Backbrain

Best Fan ArtistEdit

  • Cat Sparks, for Scary Food Cookbook
  • Anna Tambour, for “Box of Noses” and other works
  • Rachel Holkner, for “Gumble Soft” toy and other works
  • Tansy Rayner Roberts, for “Daleks are a girl’s best friend”
  • Andrew McKiernan, for body of work
  • David Schembri, for body of work
  • Nancy Lorenz, for body of work

Best Fan Publication in Any MediumEdit

  • ASif! (Australian Specific in Focus), edited by Alisa Krasnostein and Gene Melzack
  • Horrorscope, edited by Shane Jiraiya Cummings et al.
  • The Australian SF Bullsheet, edited by Edwina Harvey and Ted Scribner
  • Scary Food Cookbook, edited by Cat Sparks

Best AchievementEdit

  • Angela Challis, for Black: Australian Dark Culture Magazine and Brimstone Press
  • Damien Broderick, for fiction editing in Cosmos
  • Talie Helene, for her work as AHWA News Editor
  • James “Jocko” Allen and KRin Pender-Gunn, for “The Gunny Project: A tribute to Ian Gunn 1959-1998”
  • Steven Clark, for Tasmaniac Productions
  • James Doig, for preserving colonial Australian horror fiction and editing Australian Gothic and Australian Nightmares
  • Marty Young and the AHWA Committee, for promoting Australian horror through the AHWA

Best New TalentEdit

William Atheling Jr AwardEdit

  • Kim Wilkins, for “Popular genres and the Australian literary community: the case of fantasy fiction”
  • Shane Jiraiya Cummings, for “Dark Suspense: The End of the Line”
  • Grant Watson, for “Bad Film Diaries - Sometimes the Brand Burns: Tim Burton and the Planet of the Apes”
  • Robert Hood, for “George A. Romero: Master of the Living Dead”

2010: Dudcon III, MelbourneEdit

Best NovelEdit

Best Novella or NoveletteEdit

Best Short StoryEdit

  • “The Piece of Ice in Ms Windermere's Heart”, Angela Slatter, New Ceres Nights (Twelfth Planet Press)
  • “Six Suicides”, Deborah Biancotti, A Book of Endings (Twelfth Planet Press)
  • “Black Peter” Marty Young, Festive Fear (Tasmaniac Publications)
  • “Seventeen”, Cat Sparks, Masques (CSFG)
  • “Tontine Mary”, Kaaron Warren, New Ceres Nights (Twelfth Planet Press)
  • “Prosperine When it Sizzles”, Tansy Rayner Roberts, New Ceres Nights (Twelfth Planet Press)

Best Collected WorkEdit

  • The New Space Opera 2, edited by Jonathan Strahan and Gardner Dozois (HarperCollins)
  • New Ceres Nights, edited by Alisa Krasnostein and Tehani Wessely (Twelfth Planet Press)
  • Slice Of Life, Paul Haines, edited by Geoffrey Maloney (The Mayne Press)
  • A Book of Endings, Deborah Biancotti, edited by Alisa Krasnostein and Ben Payne (Twelfth Planet Press)
  • Eclipse Three, edited by Jonathan Strahan (Night Shade Books)

Best ArtworkEdit

  • Cover art, New Ceres Nights (Twelfth Planet Press), Dion Hamill
  • Cover art, The Whale's Tale (Peggy Bright Books), Eleanor Clarke
  • Cover art and illustrations, Shards: Short Sharp Tales (Brimstone Press), Andrew J. McKiernan
  • Cover art, Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine #42, Lewis Morley
  • Cover art, Horn (Twelfth Planet Press), Dion Hamill
  • Cover art, Masques (CSFG), Mik Bennett

Best Fan WriterEdit

Best Fan ArtistEdit

  • Dave Schembri for work in Midnight Echo
  • Kathleen Jennings for body of work
  • Dick Jenssen for body of work

Best Fan Publication in Any MediumEdit

Best AchievementEdit

  • Alisa Krasnostein, Liz Grzyb, Tehani Wessely, Cat Sparks and Kate Williams for the New Ceres Nights booklaunch
  • H. Gibbens for the Gamers' Quest CGI-animated book trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0vCC-l34Fgo
  • Ruth Jenkins and Cathy Jenkins-Rutherford for the children's program at Conjecture
  • Amanda Rainey for the cover design of Siren Beat/Roadkill (Twelfth Planet Press)
  • Gillian Polack et al. for the Southern Gothic banquet at Conflux

Best New TalentEdit

William Atheling Jr Award for Criticism or ReviewEdit

  • Chuck McKenzie for “The Dead Walk! … Into a Bookstore Near You”, Eye of Fire #1 (Brimstone Press)
  • Ian Mond for reviews on his blog (http://mondyboy.livejournal.com)
  • Grant Watson for reviews and articles for Eiga: Asian Cinema (http://www.eigaasiancinema.com)
  • Helen Merrick for The Secret Feminist Cabal: a cultural history of science fiction feminisms (Aqueduct Press)

2011: Swancon Thirty Six | Natcon Fifty, PerthEdit

Best NovelEdit

Best Novella or NoveletteEdit

  • "Acception", Tessa Kum (Eneit Press)
  • "All the Clowns in Clowntown", Andrew J McKiernan (Brimstone Press)
  • "Bleed", Peter M. Ball (Twelfth Planet Press)
  • "Her Gallant Needs", Paul Haines (Twelfth Planet Press)
  • "The Company Articles of Edward Teach", Thoraiya Dyer (Twelfth Planet Press)

Best Short StoryEdit

  • "All the Love in the World", Cat Sparks, Sprawl (Twelfth Planet Press)
  • "Bread and Circuses", Felicity Dowker, Scary Kisses (Ticonderoga Publications)
  • "One Saturday Night With Angel", Peter M. Ball, Sprawl (Twelfth Planet Press)
  • "She Said", Kirstyn McDermott, Scenes From the Second Storey (Morrigan Books)
  • "The House of Nameless", Jason Fischer, Writers of the Future XXVI (Galaxy Press)
  • "The February Dragon", Angela Slatter and Lisa L. Hannett, Scary Kisses (Ticonderoga Publications)

Best Collected WorkEdit

  • Baggage, edited by Gillian Polack (Eneit Press)
  • Macabre: A Journey through Australia’s Darkest Fears, edited by Angela Challis and Marty Young (Brimstone Press)
  • Scenes from the Second Storey, edited by Amanda Pillar and Pete Kempshall (Morrigan Books)
  • Sprawl, edited by Alisa Krasnostein (Twelfth Planet Press)
  • Worlds Next Door, edited by Tehani Wessely (FableCroft Publishing)

Best ArtworkEdit

  • Cover art, The Angaelien Apocalypse/The Company Articles of Edward Teach (Twelfth Planet Press), Dion Hamill
  • Cover art, Australis Imaginarium (FableCroft Publishing), Shaun Tan
  • Cover art, Dead Sea Fruit (Ticonderoga Publications), Olga Read
  • Cover art, Savage Menace and Other Poems of Horror (P'rea Press), Andrew J McKiernan
  • "The Lost Thing" short film (Passion Pictures), Andrew Ruhemann and Shaun Tan

Best Fan WriterEdit

  • Robert Hood, for Undead Backbrain
  • Chuck McKenzie, for work in Horrorscope
  • Alexandra Pierce, for body of work including reviews at Australian Speculative Fiction in Focus
  • Tehani Wessely, for body of work including reviews at Australian Speculative Fiction in Focus

Best Fan ArtistEdit

  • Rachel Holkner, for Continuum 6 props
  • Dick Jenssen, for cover art of Interstellar Ramjet Scoop
  • Amanda Rainey, for Swancon 36 logo

Best Fan Publication in Any MediumEdit

  • Australian Speculative Fiction in Focus, edited by Alisa Krasnostein et al.
  • Bad Film Diaries podcast, Grant Watson
  • Galactic Suburbia podcast, Alisa Krasnostein, Tansy Rayner Roberts, and Alex Pierce
  • Terra Incognita podcast, Keith Stevenson
  • The Coode Street podcast, Gary K. Wolfe and Jonathan Strahan
  • The Writer and the Critic podcast, Kirstyn McDermott and Ian Mond

Best AchievementEdit

  • Lisa L. Hannett, cover design for The Girl With No Hands and Other Tales (Ticonderoga Publications)
  • Helen Merrick and Andrew Milner, Academic Stream for Aussiecon 4
  • Amanda Rainey, cover design for Scary Kisses (Ticonderoga Publications)
  • Kyla Ward, Horror Stream and The Nightmare Ball for Aussiecon 4
  • Grant Watson and Sue Ann Barber, Media Stream for Aussiecon 4
  • Alisa Krasnostein, Kathryn Linge, Rachel Holkner, Alexandra Pierce, Tansy Rayner Roberts, and Tehani Wessely, Snapshot 2010

Best New TalentEdit

  • Thoraiya Dyer
  • Lisa L. Hannett
  • Patty Jansen
  • Kathleen Jennings
  • Pete Kempshall

William Atheling Jr Award for Criticism or ReviewEdit

  • Leigh Blackmore, for "Marvels and Horrors: Terry Dowling's Clowns at Midnight" in 21st Century Gothic (Scarecrow Press)
  • Damien Broderick, for editing Skiffy and Mimesis: More Best of Australian Science Fiction Review (Wildside Press)
  • Ross Murray, for "The Australian Dream Becomes Nightmare - Visions of Suburbia in Australian Science Fiction" in Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine 44.
  • Tansy Rayner Roberts, for "A Modern Woman’s Guide to Classic Who"

2012, Continuum 8: Craftonomicon, MelbourneEdit

Best NovelEdit

  • Debris (The Veiled Worlds 1), Jo Anderton (Angry Robot)
  • Burn Bright, Marianne de Pierres (Random House Australia)
  • The Shattered City (Creature Court 2), Tansy Rayner Roberts (HarperCollins)
  • Mistification, Kaaron Warren (Angry Robot)
  • The Courier's New Bicycle, Kim Westwood (HarperCollins)

Best Novella or NoveletteEdit

  • "And the Dead Shall Outnumber the Living", Deborah Biancotti (Ishtar)
  • "Above", Stephanie Campisi (Above/Below)
  • "The Past is a Bridge Best Left Burnt", Paul Haines (The Last Days of Kali Yuga)
  • "Below", Ben Peek (Above/Below)
  • "Julia Agrippina’s Secret Family Bestiary", Tansy Rayner Roberts (Love and Romanpunk)
  • "The Sleeping and the Dead", Cat Sparks (Ishtar)

Best Short StoryEdit

  • "Bad Power", Deborah Biancotti (Bad Power)
  • "Breaking the Ice", Thoraiya Dyer (Cosmos 37)
  • "The Last Gig of Jimmy Rucker", Martin Livings & Talie Helene (More Scary Kisses)
  • "The Patrician", Tansy Rayner Roberts (Love and Romanpunk)
  • "Alchemy", Lucy Sussex (Thief of Lives)
  • "All You Can Do Is Breathe", Kaaron Warren (Blood and Other Cravings)

Best Collected WorkEdit

  • Bad Power, Deborah Biancotti (Twelfth Planet)
  • The Last Days of Kali Yuga, Paul Haines (Brimstone)
  • Nightsiders, Sue Isle (Twelfth Planet)
  • Ishtar, Amanda Pillar & K.V. Taylor, eds. (Gilgamesh)
  • Love and Romanpunk, Tansy Rayner Roberts (Twelfth Planet)

Best ArtworkEdit

  • "Finishing School", Kathleen Jennings, in Steampunk!: An Anthology of Fantastically Rich and Strange Stories (Candlewick)
  • Cover art for The Freedom Maze (Small Beer), Kathleen Jennings

Best Fan WriterEdit

  • Bruce Gillespie, for body of work including "The Golden Age of Fanzines is Now", and SF Commentary 81 & 82
  • Robin Pen, for "The Ballad of the Unrequited Ditmar"
  • Alexandra Pierce, for body of work including reviews at Australian Speculative Fiction in Focus, Not If You Were The Last Short Story On Earth, and Randomly Yours, Alex
  • Tansy Rayner Roberts, for body of work including reviews at Australian Speculative Fiction in Focus, and Not If You Were The Last Short Story On Earth
  • Sean Wright, for body of work including "Authors and Social Media" series in Adventures of a Bookonaut

Best Fan ArtistEdit

  • Rebecca Ing, for work in Scape
  • Kathleen Jennings, for work in Errantry, including "The Dalek Game"
  • Dick Jenssen, for body of work including work in IRS, Steam Engine Time, SF Commentary, and Scratchpad
  • Lisa Rye, for "Steampunk Portal" series
  • Rhianna Williams, for work in Nullas Anxietas Convention Programme Book

Best Fan Publication in Any MediumEdit

  • SF Commentary, Bruce Gillespie, ed.
  • Galactic Chat podcast, Alisa Krasnostein, Tansy Rayner Roberts & Sean Wright
  • Galactic Suburbia podcast, Alisa Krasnostein, Tansy Rayer Roberts, & Alex Pierce
  • The Writer and the Critic podcast, Kirstyn McDermott & Ian Mond
  • The Coode Street Podcast, Gary K. Wolfe & Jonathan Strahan

Best New TalentEdit

  • Joanne Anderton
  • Alan Baxter
  • Steve Cameron

William Atheling Jr. Award for Criticism or ReviewEdit

  • Russell Blackford, for "Currently reading: Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell by Susanna Clarke", in Metamagician and the Hellfire Club
  • Damien Broderick & Van Ikin, for editing Warriors of the Tao: The Best of Science Fiction: A Review of Speculative Literature
  • Liz Grzyb & Talie Helene, for "2010: The Year in Review", in The Year’s Best Australian Fantasy and Horror 2010
  • David McDonald, Tansy Rayner Roberts & Tehani Wessely, for "Reviewing New Who" series, in A Conversational Life
  • Alexandra Pierce & Tehani Wessely, for reviews of Vorkosigan Saga, in Randomly Yours, Alex

2013, Conflux 9, CanberraEdit

Best NovelEdit

Best Novella or NoveletteEdit

  • "Flight 404", Simon Petrie, in Flight 404/The Hunt for Red Leicester (Peggy Bright Books)
  • "Significant Dust", Margo Lanagan, in Cracklescape (Twelfth Planet Press)
  • "Sky", Kaaron Warren, in Through Splintered Walls (Twelfth Planet Press)

Best Short StoryEdit

  • "Sanaa’s Army", Joanne Anderton, in Bloodstones (Ticonderoga Publications)
  • "The Wisdom of Ants", Thoraiya Dyer, in Clarkesworld 75
  • "The Bone Chime Song", Joanne Anderton, in Light Touch Paper Stand Clear (Peggy Bright Books)
  • "Oracle’s Tower", Faith Mudge, in To Spin a Darker Stair (FableCroft Publishing)

Best Collected WorkEdit

  • Cracklescape by Margo Lanagan, edited by Alisa Krasnostein (Twelfth Planet Press)
  • Epilogue, edited by Tehani Wessely (FableCroft Publishing)
  • Through Splintered Walls by Kaaron Warren, edited by Alisa Krasnostein (Twelfth Planet Press)
  • Light Touch Paper Stand Clear, edited by Edwina Harvey and Simon Petrie (Peggy Bright Books)
  • Midnight and Moonshine by Lisa L. Hannett and Angela Slatter, edited by Russell B. Farr (Ticonderoga Publications)
  • The Year’s Best Australian Fantasy and Horror 2011, edited by Liz Grzyb and Talie Helene (Ticonderoga Publications)

Best ArtworkEdit

  • Cover art, Nick Stathopoulos, for Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine 56 (ASIM Collective)
  • Cover art, Kathleen Jennings, for Midnight and Moonshine (Ticonderoga Publications)
  • Illustrations, Adam Browne, for Pyrotechnicon (Coeur de Lion Publishing)
  • Cover art and illustrations, Kathleen Jennings, for To Spin a Darker Stair (FableCroft Publishing)
  • Cover art, Les Petersen, for Light Touch Paper Stand Clear (Peggy Bright Books)

Best Fan WriterEdit

  • Alex Pierce, for body of work including reviews in Australian Speculative Fiction in Focus
  • Tansy Rayner Roberts, for body of work including reviews in Not If You Were The Last Short Story On Earth
  • Grant Watson, for body of work including the "Who50" series in The Angriest
  • Sean Wright, for body of work including reviews in Adventures of a Bookonaut

Best Fan ArtistEdit

  • Kathleen Jennings, for body of work including "The Dalek Game" and "The Tamsyn Webb Sketchbook"

Best Fan Publication in Any MediumEdit

  • The Writer and the Critic, Kirstyn McDermott and Ian Mond
  • Galactic Suburbia, Alisa Krasnostein, Tansy Rayner Roberts, and Alex Pierce
  • Antipodean SF, Ion Newcombe
  • The Coode Street Podcast, Jonathan Strahan and Gary K. Wolfe
  • "Snapshot 2012", Alisa Krasnostein, Kathryn Linge, David McDonald, Helen Merrick, Ian Mond, Jason Nahrung et al.
  • Australian Speculative Fiction in Focus, Alisa Krasnostein, Tehani Wessely, et al.
  • Galactic Chat, Alisa Krasnostein, Tansy Rayner Roberts, and Sean Wright

Best New TalentEdit

  • David McDonald
  • Faith Mudge
  • Steve Cameron
  • Stacey Larner

William Atheling Jr Award for Criticism or ReviewEdit

  • Alisa Krasnostein, Kathryn Linge, David McDonald, and Tehani Wessely, for review of Mira Grant's Newsflesh, in ASIF
  • Tansy Rayner Roberts, for "Historically Authentic Sexism in Fantasy. Let's Unpack That.", in tor.com
  • David McDonald, Tansy Rayner Roberts, and Tehani Wessely, for the "New Who in Conversation" series
  • Liz Grzyb and Talie Helene, for "The Year in Review", in The Year’s Best Australian Fantasy and Horror 2011
  • Rjurik Davidson, for "An Illusion in the Game for Survival", a review of Reamde by Neal Stephenson, in The Age

2014, Continuum X, MelbourneEdit

Best NovelEdit

  • Ink Black Magic, Tansy Rayner Roberts (FableCroft Publishing)
  • Fragments of a Broken Land: Valarl Undead, Robert Hood (Wildside Press)
  • The Beckoning, Paul Collins (Damnation Books)
  • Trucksong, Andrew Macrae (Twelfth Planet Press)
  • The Only Game in the Galaxy (The Maximus Black Files 3), Paul Collins (Ford Street Publishing)

Best Novella or NoveletteEdit

  • "Prickle Moon", Juliet Marillier, in Prickle Moon (Ticonderoga Publications)
  • "The Year of Ancient Ghosts", Kim Wilkins, in The Year of Ancient Ghosts (Ticonderoga Publications)
  • "By Bone-Light", Juliet Marillier, in Prickle Moon (Ticonderoga Publications)
  • "The Home for Broken Dolls", Kirstyn McDermott, in Caution: Contains Small Parts (Twelfth Planet Press)
  • "What Amanda Wants", Kirstyn McDermott, in Caution: Contains Small Parts (Twelfth Planet Press)

Best Short StoryEdit

  • "Mah Song", Joanne Anderton, in The Bone Chime Song and Other Stories (FableCroft Publishing)
  • "Air, Water and the Grove", Kaaron Warren, in The Lowest Heaven (Jurassic London)
  • "Seven Days in Paris", Thoraiya Dyer, in Asymmetry (Twelfth Planet Press)
  • "Scarp", Cat Sparks, in The Bride Price (Ticonderoga Publications)
  • "Not the Worst of Sins", Alan Baxter, in Beneath Ceaseless Skies 133 (Firkin Press)
  • "Cold White Daughter", Tansy Rayner Roberts, in One Small Step (FableCroft Publishing)

Best Collected WorkEdit

  • The Back of the Back of Beyond, Edwina Harvey, edited by Simon Petrie (Peggy Bright Books)
  • Asymmetry , Thoraiya Dyer, edited by Alisa Krasnostein (Twelfth Planet Press)
  • Caution: Contains Small Parts, Kirstyn McDermott, edited by Alisa Krasnostein (Twelfth Planet Press)
  • The Bone Chime Song and Other Stories, Joanne Anderton, edited by Tehani Wesseley (FableCroft Publishing)
  • The Bride Price, Cat Sparks, edited by Russell B. Farr (Ticonderoga Publications)

Best ArtworkEdit

  • Cover art, Eleanor Clarke, for The Back of the Back of Beyond by Edwina Harvey (Peggy Bright Books)
  • Illustrations, Kathleen Jennings, for Eclipse Online (Nightshade Books)
  • Cover art, Shauna O'Meara, for Next, edited by Simon Petrie and Rob Porteous (CSFG Publishing)
  • Cover art, Cat Sparks, for The Bride Price by Cat Sparks (Ticonderoga Publications)
  • Rules of Summer, Shaun Tan (Hachette Australia)
  • Cover art, Pia Ravenari, for Prickle Moon by Juliet Marillier (Ticonderoga Publications)

Best Fan WriterEdit

  • Tsana Dolichva, for body of work, including reviews and interviews in Tsana's Reads and Reviews
  • Sean Wright, for body of work, including reviews in Adventures of a Bookonaut
  • Grant Watson, for body of work, including reviews in The Angriest
  • Foz Meadows, for body of work, including reviews in Shattersnipe: Malcontent & Rainbows
  • Alexandra Pierce, for body of work, including reviews in Randomly Yours, Alex
  • Tansy Rayner Roberts, for body of work, including essays and reviews at www.tansyrr.com

Best Fan ArtistEdit

  • Nalini Haynes, for body of work, including "Defender of the Faith", "The Suck Fairy", "Doctor Who vampire" and "The Last Cyberman" in Dark Matter
  • Kathleen Jennings, for body of work, including "Illustration Friday"
  • Dick Jenssen, for body of work, including cover art for Interstellar Ramjet Scoop and SF Commentary

Best Fan Publication in Any MediumEdit

  • Dark Matter Zine, Nalini Haynes
  • SF Commentary, Bruce Gillespie
  • The Writer and the Critic, Kirstyn McDermott and Ian Mond
  • Galactic Chat Podcast, Sean Wright, Alex Pierce, Helen Stubbs, David McDonald, and Mark Webb
  • The Coode Street Podcast, Gary K. Wolfe and Jonathan Strahan
  • Galactic Suburbia, Alisa Krasnostein, Alex Pierce, and Tansy Rayner Roberts

Best New TalentEdit

  • Michelle Goldsmith
  • Zena Shapter
  • Faith Mudge
  • Jo Spurrier
  • Stacey Larner

William Atheling Jr Award for Criticism or ReviewEdit

  • Reviews in Randomly Yours, Alex, Alexandra Pierce
  • "Things Invisible: Human and Ab-Human in Two of Hodgson's Carnacki stories", Leigh Blackmore, in Sargasso: The Journal of William Hope Hodgson Studies #1 edited by Sam Gafford (Ulthar Press)
  • Galactic Suburbia Episode 87: Saga Spoilerific Book Club, Alisa Krasnostein, Alex Pierce, and Tansy Rayner Roberts
  • The Reviewing New Who series, David McDonald, Tansy Rayner Roberts, and Tehani Wessely
  • "A Puppet's Parody of Joy: Dolls, Puppets and Mannikins as Diabolical Other", Leigh Blackmore, in Ramsey Campbell: Critical Essays on the Master of Modern Horror edited by Gary William Crawford (Scarecrow Press)
  • "That was then, this is now: how my perceptions have changed", George Ivanoff, in Doctor Who and Race edited by Lindy Orthia (Intellect Books)

2015, Swancon 40, PerthEdit

Best NovelEdit

Best Novella or NoveletteEdit

  • "The Ghost of Hephaestus", Charlotte Nash, in Phantazein (FableCroft Publishing)
  • "The Legend Trap", Sean Williams, in Kaleidoscope (Twelfth Planet Press)
  • "The Darkness in Clara", Alan Baxter, in SQ Mag 14 (IFWG Publishing Australia)
  • "St Dymphna's School for Poison Girls", Angela Slatter, in Review of Australian Fiction, Volume 9, Issue 3 (Review of Australian Fiction)
  • "The Female Factory", Lisa L. Hannett and Angela Slatter, in The Female Factory (Twelfth Planet Press)
  • "Escapement", Stephanie Gunn, in Kisses by Clockwork (Ticonderoga Publications)

Best Short StoryEdit

  • "Bahamut", Thoraiya Dyer, in Phantazein (FableCroft Publishing)
  • "Vanilla", Dirk Flinthart, in Kaleidoscope (Twelfth Planet Press)
  • "Cookie Cutter Superhero", Tansy Rayner Roberts, in Kaleidoscope(Twelfth Planet Press)
  • "The Seventh Relic", Cat Sparks, in Phantazein (FableCroft Publishing)
  • "Signature", Faith Mudge, in Kaleidoscope (Twelfth Planet Press)

Best Collected WorkEdit

  • Kaleidoscope, edited by Alisa Krasnostein and Julia Rios (Twelfth Planet Press)
  • The Year's Best Australian Fantasy and Horror 2013, edited by Liz Grzyb and Talie Helene (Ticonderoga Publications)
  • Phantazein, edited by Tehani Wessely (FableCroft Publishing)

Best ArtworkEdit

  • Illustrations, Kathleen Jennings, in Black-Winged Angels (Ticonderoga Publications)
  • Cover art, Kathleen Jennings, of Phantazein (FableCroft Publishing)
  • Illustrations, Kathleen Jennings, in The Bitterwood Bible and Other Recountings (Tartarus Press)

Best Fan WriterEdit

  • Tansy Rayner Roberts, for body of work
  • Tsana Dolichva, for body of work
  • Bruce Gillespie, for body of work
  • Katharine Stubbs, for body of work
  • Alexandra Pierce for body of work
  • Grant Watson, for body of work
  • Sean Wright, for body of work

Best Fan ArtistEdit

  • Nalini Haynes, for body of work, including "Interstellar Park Ranger Bond, Jaime Bond", "Gabba and Slave Lay-off: Star Wars explains Australian politics", "The Driver", and "Unmasked" in Dark Matter Zine
  • Kathleen Jennings, for body of work, including Fakecon art and Illustration Friday series
  • Nick Stathopoulos, for movie poster of It Grows!

Best Fan Publication in Any MediumEdit

  • "Snapshot 2014", Tsana Dolichva, Nick Evans, Stephanie Gunn, Kathryn Linge, Elanor Matton-Johnson, David McDonald, Helen Merrick, Jason Nahrung, Ben Payne, Alex Pierce, Tansy Rayner Roberts, Helen Stubbs, Katharine Stubbs, Tehani Wessely, and Sean Wright
  • It Grows!, Nick Stathopoulos
  • Galactic Suburbia, Alisa Krasnostein, Alexandra Pierce, Tansy Rayner Roberts, and Andrew Finch
  • The Writer and the Critic, Kirstyn McDermott and Ian Mond
  • Galactic Chat, Sean Wright, Helen Stubbs, David McDonald, Alexandra Pierce, Sarah Parker, and Mark Webb

Best New TalentEdit

  • Helen Stubbs
  • Shauna O'Meara
  • Michelle Goldsmith

William Atheling Jr Award for Criticism or ReviewEdit

  • Reviews in The Angriest, Grant Watson
  • The Eddings Reread series, Tehani Wessely, Jo Anderton, and Alexandra Pierce, in A Conversational Life
  • Reviews in Adventures of a Bookonaut, Sean Wright
  • "Does Sex Make Science Fiction Soft?", in Uncanny Magazine 1, Tansy Rayner Roberts
  • Reviews in FictionMachine, Grant Watson
  • The Reviewing New Who series, David McDonald, Tansy Rayner Roberts, and Tehani Wessely

2016, Contact2016, BrisbaneEdit

Best NovelEdit

  • The Dagger's Path, Glenda Larke (Orbit)
  • Day Boy, Trent Jamieson (Text Publishing)
  • Graced, Amanda Pillar (Momentum)
  • Lament for the Afterlife, Lisa L. Hannett (ChiZine Publications)
  • Zeroes, Scott Westerfeld, Margo Lanagan, and Deborah Biancotti (Simon and Schuster)

Best Novella or NoveletteEdit

  • "The Cherry Crow Children of Haverny Wood", Deborah Kalin, in Cherry Crow Children (Twelfth Planet Press)
  • "Fake Geek Girl", Tansy Rayner Roberts, in Review of Australian Fiction, volume 14, issue 4 (Review of Australian Fiction)
  • "Hot Rods", Cat Sparks, in Lightspeed Science Fiction & Fantasy 58 (Lightspeed Science Fiction & Fantasy)
  • "The Miseducation of Mara Lys", Deborah Kalin, in Cherry Crow Children (Twelfth Planet Press)
  • "Of Sorrow and Such", Angela Slatter, in Of Sorrow and Such (Tor.com)
  • "The Wages of Honey", Deborah Kalin, in Cherry Crow Children (Twelfth Planet Press)

Best Short StoryEdit

  • "2B", Joanne Anderton, in Insert Title Here (FableCroft Publishing)
  • "The Chart of the Vagrant Mariner", Alan Baxter, in Fantasy & Science Fiction, Jan/Feb 2015 (Fantasy & Science Fiction)
  • "A Hedge of Yellow Roses", Kathleen Jennings, in Hear Me Roar (Ticonderoga Publications)
  • "Look how cold my hands are", Deborah Biancotti, in Cranky Ladies of History (FableCroft Publishing)

Best Collected WorkEdit

  • Bloodlines, Amanda Pillar (Ticonderoga Publications)
  • Cherry Crow Children, Deborah Kalin, edited by Alisa Krasnostein (Twelfth Planet Press)
  • Cranky Ladies of History, Tansy Rayner Roberts and Tehani Wessely (FableCroft Publishing)
  • Letters to Tiptree, Alexandra Pierce and Alisa Krasnostein (Twelfth Planet Press)
  • Peripheral Visions: The Collected Ghost Stories by Robert Hood (IFWG Publishing Australia)

Best ArtworkEdit

  • Cover art, Rovina Cai, for "Tom, Thom" (Tor.com)
  • Cover art, Kathleen Jennings, for Bloodlines (Ticonderoga Publications)
  • Cover and internal artwork, Kathleen Jennings, for Cranky Ladies of History (FableCroft Publishing)
  • Cover, Shauna O'Meara, for The Never Never Land (CSFG Publishing)
  • Illustrations, Shaun Tan, for The Singing Bones (Allen & Unwin)

Best Fan Publication in any MediumEdit

  • The Angriest, Grant Watson
  • The Coode Street Podcast, Jonathan Strahan and Gary K. Wolfe
  • Galactic Suburbia, Alisa Krasnostein, Alexandra Pierce, and Tansy Rayner Roberts
  • SF Commentary, Bruce Gillespie
  • The Writer and the Critic, Kirstyn McDermott and Ian Mond

Best Fan WriterEdit

  • Tsana Dolichva, for body of work, including reviews and interviews in Tsana's Reads and Reviews
  • Foz Meadows, for body of work, including reviews in Shattersnipe: Malcontent & Rainbows
  • Ian Mond, for body of work, including The Hysterical Hamster
  • Alexandra Pierce, for body of work, including reviews in Randomly Yours, Alex
  • Katharine Stubbs, for body of work, including Venture Adlaxre
  • Grant Watson, for body of work, including reviews in The Angriest

Best Fan ArtistEdit

  • Kathleen Jennings, for body of work, including Illustration Friday
  • Belinda Morris, for body of work, including Belinda Illustrates

Best New TalentEdit

  • Rivqa Rafael
  • T. R. Napper
  • D. K. Mok
  • Liz Barr

William Atheling Jr. Award for Criticism or ReviewEdit

  • Letters to Tiptree, Alexandra Pierce and Alisa Krasnostein (Twelfth Planet Press)
  • The Rereading the Empire Trilogy review series, Tansy Rayner Roberts
  • The Reviewing New Who series, David McDonald, Tansy Rayner Roberts and Tehani Wessely
  • "Sara Kingdom dies at the end", Tansy Rayner Roberts in Companion Piece (Mad Norwegian Press)
  • "SF Women of the 20th Century", Tansy Rayner Roberts
  • Squeeing over Supergirl, David McDonald and Tehani Wessely series

2017: Continuum 13, MelbourneEdit

Best NovelEdit

  • The Grief Hole, Kaaron Warren, IFWG Publishing Australia.'
  • The Lyre Thief, Jennifer Fallon, HarperCollins.
  • Squid's Grief, D.K. Mok, D.K. Mok.
  • Vigil, Angela Slatter, Jo Fletcher Books.
  • The Wizardry of Jewish Women, Gillian Polack, Satalyte Publishing.

Best Novella or NoveletteEdit

  • "All the Colours of the Tomato", Simon Petrie, in Dimension6 9.
  • "By the Laws of Crab and Woman", Jason Fischer, in Review of Australian Fiction, Vol 17, Issue 6.
  • "Did We Break the End of the World?", Tansy Rayner Roberts, in Defying Doomsday, Twelfth Planet Press.
  • "Finnegan's Field", Angela Slatter, in Tor.com.
  • "Glass Slipper Scandal", Tansy Rayner Roberts, in Sheep Might Fly.
  • "Going Viral", Thoraiya Dyer, in Dimension6 8.

Best Short StoryEdit

  • "Flame Trees", T.R. Napper, in Asimov's Science Fiction, April/May 2016.
  • "No Fat Chicks", Cat Sparks, in In Your Face, FableCroft Publishing.
  • "There's No Place Like Home", Edwina Harvey, in AntipodeanSF 221.

Best Collected WorkEdit

  • Crow Shine by Alan Baxter, Ticonderoga Publications.
  • Defying Doomsday, Tsana Dolichva and Holly Kench, Twelfth Planet Press.
  • Dreaming in the Dark, Jack Dann, PS Publishing.
  • In Your Face, Tehani Wessely, FableCroft Publishing.

Best ArtworkEdit

  • cover and internal artwork, Adam Browne, for The Tame Animals of Saturn, Peggy Bright Books.
  • illustration, Shauna O'Meara, for Lackington's 12.

Best Fan WriterEdit

  • James 'Jocko' Allen, for body of work.
  • Aidan Doyle, for body of work.
  • Bruce Gillespie, for body of work.
  • Foz Meadows, for body of work.
  • Tansy Rayner Roberts, for body of work.

Best Fan ArtistEdit

  • Kathleen Jennings, for body of work, including Illustration Friday series.
  • No Award

Best Fan Publication in Any MediumEdit

  • 2016 Australian SF Snapshot, Greg Chapman, Tehani Croft, Tsana Dolichva, Marisol Dunham, Elizabeth Fitzgerald, Stephanie Gunn, Ju Landéesse, David McDonald, Belle McQuattie, Matthew Morrison, Alex Pierce, Rivqa Rafael, Tansy Rayner Roberts, Helen Stubbs, Katharine Stubbs and Matthew Summers.
  • The Coode Street Podcast, Jonathan Strahan and Gary K. Wolfe
  • Earl Grey Editing Services (blog), Elizabeth Fitzgerald.
  • Galactic Chat, Alexandra Pierce, David McDonald, Sarah Parker, Helen Stubbs, Mark Webb, and Sean Wright.
  • Galactic Suburbia, Alisa Krasnostein, Alex Pierce, and Tansy Rayner Roberts.
  • The Writer and the Critic, Kirstyn McDermott and Ian Mond.

Best New TalentEdit

  • T R Napper
  • Marlee Jane Ward

William Atheling Jr Award for Criticism or ReviewEdit

  • Kat Clay for essays and reviews in Weird Fiction Review
  • Tehani Croft & Marisol Dunham, for Revisiting Pern: the great McCaffrey reread review series.
  • Tsana Dolichva, for reviews, in Tsana's Reads and Reviews.
  • Kate Forsyth, for The Rebirth of Rapunzel: a mythic biography of the maiden in the tower, FableCroft Publishing.
  • Ian Mond, for reviews, in The Hysterical Hamster.
  • Alexandra Pierce, for reviews, in Randomly Yours, Alex.
  • Gillian Polack, for History and Fiction: Writers, their Research, Worlds and Stories, Peter Lang.

2018: Swancon 2018, PerthEdit

Best NovelEdit

  • Corpselight, Angela Slatter, Hachette Australia.
  • Crossroads of Canopy, Thoraiya Dyer, Tor.
  • How to Bee, Bren MacDibble, Allen & Unwin.
  • In the Dark Spaces, Cally Black, Hardie Grant Egmont.
  • Lotus Blue, Cat Sparks, Skyhorse Publishing.

Best Novella or NoveletteEdit

  • "Island Green", Shauna O'Meara, in Ecopunk!, Ticonderoga Publications.
  • "Girl Reporter", Tansy Rayner Roberts, in Girl Reporter, Book Smugglers Publishing.
  • "Matters Arising from the Identification of the Body", Simon Petrie, in Matters Arising from the Identification of the Body, Peggy Bright Books.
  • "Monkey Business", Janeen Webb, in Ecopunk!, Ticonderoga Publications.
  • "My Sister's Ghost", Kate Forsyth and Kim Wilkins, in The Silver Well, Ticonderoga Publications.

Best Short StoryEdit

  • "A Harem of Six Legs", Edwina Harvey, in An Eclectic Collection of Stuff and Things, Peggy Bright Books.
  • "Mr Mycelium", Claire McKenna, in Ecopunk!, Ticonderoga Publications.
  • "A Pearl Beyond Price", Janeen Webb in Cthulhu Deep Down-Under Vol 1, IFWG Publishing Australia.
  • "Prayers to Broken Stone", Cat Sparks, in Kaleidotrope, Spring 2017.
  • "Trivalent" by Rivqa Rafael, in Ecopunk!, Ticonderoga Publications.

Best Collected WorkEdit

  • An Eclectic Collection of Stuff and Things by Edwina Harvey, Peggy Bright Books.
  • Ecopunk!, Cat Sparks and Liz Grzyb, Ticonderoga Publications.
  • The Silver Well, Kate Forsyth and Kim Wilkins, Ticonderoga Publications.
  • Singing My Sister Down and other stories by Margo Lanagan, Allen & Unwin.

Best ArtworkEdit

  • Cover art, Lewis Morley, for Matters Arising from the Identification of the Body, Peggy Bright Books.
  • The Grief Hole Illustrated: An Artist's Sketchbook Companion to Kaaron Warren's Supernatural Thriller, Keely Van Order, IFWG Publishing Australia.

Best Fan Publication in any MediumEdit

  • Earl Grey Editing (blog), Elizabeth Fitzgerald.
  • Galactic Suburbia, Alisa Krasnostein, Alexandra Pierce, Tansy Rayner Roberts.
  • No Award (blog), Liz Barr and Stephanie Lai.
  • SF Commentary, edited by Bruce Gillespie.
  • The Writer and the Critic, Kirstyn McDermott and Ian Mond.

Best Fan WriterEdit

  • Elizabeth Fitzgerald, for writing at Earl Grey Editing.
  • Leigh Edmonds, for writing in iOTA.
  • Liz Barr, for writing at No Award.
  • Stephanie Lai, for writing at No Award.

Best Fan ArtistEdit

  • Shauna O'Meara, for "How to Bee" (based on the novel by Bren MacDibble).

Best New TalentEdit

William Atheling Jr. Award for Criticism or ReviewEdit

  • Liz Barr, for Star Trek: Discovery reviews, in No Award.
  • Russell Blackford, for Science Fiction and the Moral Imagination: Visions, Minds, Ethics, Springer.
  • Ambelin Kwaymullina, for "Reflecting on Indigenous Worlds, Indigenous Futurisms and Artificial Intelligence", Twelfth Planet Press.
  • Alexandra Pierce and Mimi Mondal, for Luminescent Threads: Connections to Octavia E. Butler, Twelfth Planet Press.
  • Cat Sparks, for "Science fiction and climate fiction: contemporary literatures of purpose", in Ecopunk! Speculative tales of radical futures, Ticonderoga Publications.