Author Archives: Tehani

2016 Convenors’ Award for Excellence

Entries are welcomed for the Convenors’ Award for Excellence, which close December 31 2016. The Convenors’ Award for Excellence is awarded at the discretion of the convenors for a particular achievement in speculative fiction or related areas in that year … Continue reading

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2016 Aurealis Awards – are your entries in?

2016 is slipping away and there are only TWO months left until entries close for the Aurealis Awards on December 7. Talk to your publishers, prepare your files, and make sure all Australian work published in 2016 (including that scheduled … Continue reading

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2015 Aurealis Awards program booklet and panel reports

Click the link to download a PDF of the 21st Aurealis Awards Ceremony program booklet (March 25, 2016), containing the panel reports for this year. Thank you to Cat Sparks for her great work on the program!  

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Announcement: Aurealis Awards ceremony to livestream to Swancon!

We’re very pleased to announce that Contact, Swancon and the Aurealis Awards teams have been able to organise a live streaming event for the Aurealis Awards ceremony on Friday 25 March. If you are planning to attend Swancon, you will … Continue reading

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Announcing the Emcees!

We would like to introduce you to the hosts of the 2015 Aurealis Awards ceremony. It is our very great pleasure to welcome Brisbane locals Rowena Cory Daniells and Marianne de Pierres as emcees for the evening! They will be … Continue reading

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Reminder: tickets for the Aurealis Awards ceremony are limited!

A reminder that the Aurealis Awards ceremony in Brisbane on Friday 25 March is a ticketed event with limited tickets available. It is a SEPARATE event from Contact membership, with discount ticketing available for members of the Contact convention, but … Continue reading

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Aurealis Awards Ceremony, Friday 25 March, 2016

This year, the Aurealis Awards ceremony will be held in Brisbane, as part of the 2016 Natcon CONTACT.  WHEN: 6.30pm, Friday 25 March, 2016 WHERE: Hotel Jen, 159 Roma Street, Brisbane, QLD 4000 Tickets to the ceremony are $30.00 if purchased online by … Continue reading

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ANNOUNCEMENT: 2015 Aurealis Awards Shortlists

2015 Aurealis Awards finalists announced The Western Australian Science Fiction Foundation (WASFF), organisers of the 2015 Aurealis Awards, are delighted to announce the finalists for the Awards. Awards Convenor P.R. Khangure said WASFF was pleased to be part of the … Continue reading

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Exciting Announcement: three new categories for the Aurealis Awards!

With the ongoing growth of entries in the Aurealis Awards, we are delighted to announce that we are trialing three new categories for fiction. This year, the Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror short story panelists have judged short work (up to … Continue reading

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2015 Convenors’ Award for Excellence Entries

Last year was the first time we publicly announced the nominees for the Convenors’ Award for Excellence. However, we feel it is now appropriate to make these nominations public, mostly because they are great things you may not otherwise have come … Continue reading

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