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    Default Australian Con's 2008

    Just wondering whether anyone has any information on any Con's that are in Australia this year
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    So far the only announcements are:

    Armageddon: http://cultureshockexpo.com/ & www.armageddonexpo.com
    (Stargate guests have been announced)

    Supanova: www.supanova.com.au/ (though they haven't announced any Stargate guests yet).

    Both organisers have multiple things planned, but have only released details of the immediate ones in March-May 2008.

    I expect more details to come as the dates get closer - these are still aways off. Your best bet is to join the mailing lists for these guys if you are in Oz and want a heads up on stuff. Which city are you in?

    I'll be attending the Melbourne based events, and leave the interstate decisions until closer to the respective dates since I can't plan work that far ahead...
    If you'd like to know what Aussie conventions are like, check out my website and the older one too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pfalcon64 View Post
    So far the only announcements are:

    Armageddon: http://cultureshockexpo.com/ & www.armageddonexpo.com
    (Stargate guests have been announced)

    Supanova: www.supanova.com.au/ (though they haven't announced any Stargate guests yet).

    Both organisers have multiple things planned, but have only released details of the immediate ones in March-May 2008.

    I expect more details to come as the dates get closer - these are still aways off. Your best bet is to join the mailing lists for these guys if you are in Oz and want a heads up on stuff. Which city are you in?

    I'll be attending the Melbourne based events, and leave the interstate decisions until closer to the respective dates since I can't plan work that far ahead...
    The Armageddon site is not working, do you know who is meant to attend? From SG?

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    The Armageddon site is not working, do you know who is meant to attend? From SG
    Try the Culture Shock site, its by the same organisers, but covers more than one event - so its actually the better place to start. IAC, Teryl Rothery and Eric Avari have been announced for Aramgeddon Sydney. As usual for such sites, the forums have the most uptodate info.
    If you'd like to know what Aussie conventions are like, check out my website and the older one too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pfalcon64 View Post
    So far the only announcements are:

    Armageddon: http://cultureshockexpo.com/ & www.armageddonexpo.com
    (Stargate guests have been announced)

    Supanova: www.supanova.com.au/ (though they haven't announced any Stargate guests yet).

    Both organisers have multiple things planned, but have only released details of the immediate ones in March-May 2008.

    I expect more details to come as the dates get closer - these are still aways off. Your best bet is to join the mailing lists for these guys if you are in Oz and want a heads up on stuff. Which city are you in?

    I'll be attending the Melbourne based events, and leave the interstate decisions until closer to the respective dates since I can't plan work that far ahead...
    i wanna go to either Brisbane or Sydney. i'll join that mailing lists.. thanks
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    Quote Originally Posted by pfalcon64 View Post
    Try the Culture Shock site, its by the same organisers, but covers more than one event - so its actually the better place to start. IAC, Teryl Rothery and Eric Avari have been announced for Aramgeddon Sydney. As usual for such sites, the forums have the most uptodate info.
    It is working now. I wouldn't be going to Sydney as I live in Tassie, Melbourne's would be the one if I go at all. Seems they still have no "real" list of actors for that one though.

    Thanks.

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    I live in QLD, but I have family in Sydney so it wouldn't matter if I went to sydney or brissy
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    Melbourne Supanova (28-30 March) and Brisbane Supanova (4-6 April) have announced that they will have Jewel Staite.

    Sydney Supanova (20-22 June) and Perth Supanova (27-29 June) have announced that they will have Morena Baccarin.

    http://www.supanova.com.au/

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    It's not fair! Why can't they ever do any of these in Adelaide? I suppose I could possibly get to Melbourne, we have some friends there that we visit occasionally, I hope I can end up going.

    ~AB

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    Quote Originally Posted by Amanda Beckett View Post
    Adelaide
    I think you just answered your own question

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    Quote Originally Posted by Agent_Dark View Post
    I think you just answered your own question
    Have you ever actually given a non-smart arse response to anything on GW? I have yet to read one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Willow'sCat View Post
    Have you ever actually given a non-smart arse response to anything on GW? I have yet to read one.
    haha, you're from adelaide aren't ya?

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    Default Re: Australian Con's 2008

    At least Adelaide is closer than Perth - but I still went to Armageddon Melbourne in October last year - hell, I'll travel to ANY part of Australia, even the frakking Back of Bourke, to meet Joe Flanigan!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Amanda Beckett View Post
    It's not fair! Why can't they ever do any of these in Adelaide?
    I don't think Adelaide really has the fan base for a large event, but I would LOVE to see it one day. We are lucky we get the Terra Nova cons The next Terra Nova is in June, but I don't think they'll have any Stargate guests at that one

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    I'm sooo glad i live in Melbourne, because in same ways i believe we get some of the best conventions, besides i am VERY loyal to Culture Shock! I'm hanging out for the next convention, it will be awesome, whether it's Armageddon in Sydney or something else! I can't wait, it'll be great, it always is!!

    That and... i should have my SG-1 Jacket by the next con, can't wait to turn up in it at a convention!

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    Hey all im new 2 this site, I was hoping someone could tell me if there are any conventins comming up in Aus that are just for stargate sg1 & atlants & not the other shows? I am a huge fan of the stargates but I dont really know the shows the other stars are comng from Thanks heap!!

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    Default Re: Australian Con's 2008

    Most conventions that come to Aust, include a few guests from Stargate and a few from other sci fi shows. It's pot luck on who comes each year, but its still fun to go even though they are from a different sci fi show.
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    Quote Originally Posted by stard7 View Post
    Hey all im new 2 this site, I was hoping someone could tell me if there are any conventins comming up in Aus that are just for stargate sg1 & atlants & not the other shows? I am a huge fan of the stargates but I dont really know the shows the other stars are comng from Thanks heap!!
    Most conventions done in Australia are ones that cover a variety of topics. TV series, Comics, Animation, Wrestling... all sorts! But there are Stargate ones as well, the first three conventions i ever went to were only Stargate related and they were run by 'First Contact Conventions' but they were mainly Melbourne based, but have come across from Queensland or Sydney or New Zealand because the organisers work together! But for more information on FC conventions check out their website: http://www.firstcontactconventions.com.au/index.html
    There is nothing up there for Stargate conventions currently, but you never know so just keep an eye out!!

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    Bill from Armageddon Cons/Expo has confirmed that David Hewlett (Dr Rodney McKay) will be attending (commitments pending of course) the November Expo in Aust in 2008!

    Bill hasn't officially announced it on his site, I am thinking it is too far out yet and he has the May Con to put together first, and there is nothing on this from David Hewlett's site either, but I asked Bill directly in the forums at his site and this was his answer.

    "At this stage, David Hewlett will be attending the Oct/Nov events, so rest easy."

    *squee*

    David did pull out last year due to the birth of his son and I know David is working on "Starcrossed" so I am only 50% hyped about this as he may still have to pull out... but I will definitely be there if it goes ahead with him in attendance!

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    You will find that most of the organisers mentioned in the discussion here maintain mailing lists, first from people that have attended prior events, and otherwise those who simply ask to be added to the lists. Sometimes their forum member list is used for mailing too.

    If you want to be among the first to find out about ANY official announcements, it generally wise to get on those lists, in addition to keeping an eye on the sites themselves. Special offers, such as the recent Chris Judge event will frequently go out to the mailing list several hours or a day BEFORE they are put online - as a reward for past patronage.

    This is especially important if you are interested in any of the VIP deals typically offered.
    If you'd like to know what Aussie conventions are like, check out my website and the older one too.

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