Swancon 16 badge

Post by Doug Burbidge

Swancon 16 badge

Swancon 16 membership badge for Doug Burbidge

I must have had a Swancon 15 badge once; but apparently no longer.

Swancon 16 then: The Freeway Motel, in South Perth. Barbara Hambly. There was a wedding halfway through the convention. Not two of us getting married, so we lost our main programming room for a few hours. The traditional walk to Fast Eddy’s took longer than usual.

The badge is again in a badge holder. Note the high-tech anti-forgery mechanism, viz. four shiny blue squares, cut from gift-wrapping paper, I think. Note also that this badge not only has my name spelt correctly, but also is in a large, high-readability font in high-contrast colours. Well done that committee.

Photograph by author

About australian sf-history

ASFDAP was set up in 2011 after the rediscovery by the wider SF community of an impressive hoard of Australian SF community related ephemera, fanzines and other materials in the Murdoch University basement.
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