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The Australian Science Fiction Foundation Family (ASFF) was established in 1976.

Our main purpose is to sponsor and encourage the creation and appreciation of science fiction

nationally and internationally through a variety of activities:


We -

Award the A Bertram Chandler Award for Lifetime Achievement in Science Fiction.

Awards the Norma K. Hemming Award which marks excellence in the exploration of themes of race,

gender, sexuality, class, or disability in science fiction.

Awards the ASFF Short Story Writing Competition.

Sponsors the Amateur SF Competition, conducted by the Australian National Science Fiction Convention.

Lends seed money to Australian National Science Fiction Conventions to cover their start-up costs.

Provides banking facilities to Australian Fan Funds.

Operates as a resource for science fiction activities in Australia.


Hosts the  ASFF Blog.

The Foundation relies on membership subscriptions to fund its ongoing activities.


We also accept donations. Help the ASFF carry on its important work by joining the ASFF.


Please email if you wish to donate.

*All memberships have to be approved by the ASFF committee before they can become valid. Memberships are accepted on the premise that members agree to the ASFF code of conduct and have not previously behaved in behaviour that is damaging to the ASFF.

There are no plans available.