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Membership fees raised

The CSFG Committee agreed at the March meeting to raise annual membership fees. As of 16 March 2017, memberships will be at the following rates: General membership - $30.00 Concessional membership - $20.00 Outer Canberra membership - $10.00 The Committee regrets this unavoidable increase. The hike in membership rates is [...]

2019-07-06T20:38:29+10:0016th March, 2017|Tags: , , |

Member News – November 16-January 17

We have a world of news to catch up on since our last update, which only goes to show that life can move pretty fast if you're not paying attention (or if you just neglect your blog for several months over a very hot summer!) World's Finest! One of the [...]

Normal Service has been Restored

You might have noticed the CSFG site was down for a few days. Or you might not (we almost didn't). Sorry for the outage folks. No idea what happened there, but as far as we can tell everything is back in its usual place. If you detect any anomalies, just [...]

2016-12-17T17:48:10+10:0017th December, 2016|

Conflux – Blog roundup

Conflux 12 Red Fire Monkey is done! Convention Book Cover by Shauna O'Meara Here's what our members had to say about it: Elizabeth Fitzgerald's report dives deep into the panels she attended: Part One and Part Two. Tim Napper's report comes primarily from the bar, where the writing [...]

2019-07-06T18:02:59+10:0023rd October, 2016|Tags: , |

AGM and Life Memberships

Committee News This week's CSFG Annual General Meeting saw the turnover of the Committee and the appointment of a new President: Angus Yeates has succeeded Leife Shallcross as the World Dominator-in-Chief of the CSFG. Congratulations to Angus for stepping up to become our human shield glorious leader! Angus is joined [...]

GUFF News

GUFF is the Get Up and Over Fan Fund. This fund sends a delegate to a major convention (sometimes to more than one) at the other side of the world. Jukka Halme came to Australia early in 2016, representing European fandom. CSFG's own Gillian Polack represented Australasia at Loncon, Liburnicon [...]

2019-07-06T22:05:11+10:006th October, 2016|Tags: , , |

A Flurry of Launches

CSFG members have a veritable outburst of book launches happening in the new couple of weeks: Felicity Banks' debut steampunk adventure novel Heart of Brass will launch as part of the Canberra Writers Festival in the Ferguson Room at the National Library on Saturday 27th August at 10 am. (Details [...]

2019-06-26T08:39:46+10:0018th August, 2016|Tags: , , |

Event – An Evening of Awesome – 24 August

CSFG members may be interested in an event next Wednesday: As part of the Canberra Writers Festival fringe event, ten of Canberra’s best writers - including CSFG alumni Kaaron Warren and Craig Cormick - have come together to showcase the talent we have inside our small, but passionate, territory. Join [...]

2016-08-18T12:13:55+10:0018th August, 2016|Tags: |