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One Year To Go

One Year To Go

Gosh, is it that time already? By this time next year, we should all be settling in to the hotel, meeting old friends, making new ones, and starting to have one of the most fun weekends you have whilst still alive (or even undead). Nullus Anxietas 9 starts on 12 July 2024, at around midday.

Make a PLN

With twelve months remaining, now is the time to start thinking about all those things you need to do:

  • What costume will you wear? Is it time to start making it yet? (yes, yes it is)
  • Who are …

One Turtle, One Vote

Vote for your favourite name

We got over 40 entries to the Name Our Mascot competition, and the committee has shortened the list down to three. Now it’s your turn to choose your favourite!

Nullus Anxietas 9 Turtle Mascot

Go here to vote – you’ve got until July 7th, and we’ll announce the winner in the next newsletter.

Chatting with Pratchat

Pratchat Podcast logo

Ben McKenzie from the Pratchat Podcast invited Australian Discworld Convention Vice Chair Danny Sag on for a special bonus episode released in early June.

We talked about what the convention is, how it’s run behind the scenes, and the sorts of things you can …

Happy Glorious 25th of May!

Happy Glorious 25th of May!

Lilac and a hard boild egg

How do they rise up? Happy Glorious 25th of May, Towel Day, Geek Day, Lilac Day, etc. Hope it's a good one for you. (If you have no idea of the significance of May 25th, may I suggest you read Night Watch?)

Please give me a name!

The competition to name our mascot closes on May 31st – that’s next week!

Turtle mascot image with reminder text

You can enter here with your suggested name, and the lucky winner gets lauded with adoration, and a mystery prize pack too!

Can you handle The Truth... twice?

Discworld is coming back to the …

The Fifth Elephant Never Forgets

Greetings from Überwald, the land of the Fifth Elephant! And a happy 75th birthday to Sir Terry Pratchett for the weekend just past (28th April).

This month we have some reminders for you about next year's convention.

Nullus Anxietas 9 - The Australian Discworld Convention - will be held on 12-14 July, 2024, at the Grand Chancellor Hotel, Adelaide, SA.

Have you visited our website yet?

The Australian Discworld Convention website - at https://ausdwcon.org - has had a complete overhaul for Nullus Anxietas 9, and we think it's quite thpooky and thpiffy. Head on over to see the new look, …

It’s Alive! Nullus Anxietas 9 is coming!

It’s Alive! Nullus Anxietas 9 is coming!

Werewolf howling at the moonThe wind is howling, the lightning crackles overhead, contracts are signed (although not in blood), it's time to COME ALIVE IN UBERWALD!

Nullus Anxietas 9 - The Australian Discworld Convention - will be held on 12-14 July, 2024, at the Grand Chancellor Hotel, Adelaide, SA.

With our dates and venue now locked in, we are also proud to launch the new website, with a spooky look and updated information.

Attending Memberships are also now on sale in the shop, and the early bird sale will give you a discount up …