We have a new committee, and some happy Double Gamma awards winners.
Double Gammas 2008
Best Artist: Neal Powell Best Article: "5 Things", in SFSA 21/22 Best Editor: David Saunders Best Fanzine: Strange Matter Best Newsletter: The Wall of Lies Best Issue: Sonic Screwdriver 163, October 2007
President: Jamie Treasurer: Tammy Secretary: Martin General: Anthony, Ashlee, Brenton, Neal and Tim
1.1 The awards will cover the preceding calendar year, with nominations accepted until March 31st of the present year.
1.2 Nominations are public, with call for nominating submissions to be made by each fan club (4.1) via word of mouth, publications and/or electronic means.
2.1 The awards will be judged by one non-interested party (3.1) appointed by each fan club (4.3).
2.2 In the event of a tie, the collator will hold the tie breaking vote, interested or not (3.1).
3.1 Interest is held be any person eligible for an award nomination; if any person is not eligible for an award by reason of no contribution then they will be deemed not-interested and eligible for nomination as a judge.
4.1 The awards are to administered jointly by recognised (4.2) Australian clubs (4.3).
4.2 A club is deemed to be recognised if the balance (including tie breaker if need be) of existing clubs acknowledge them as a bona fide entity.
4.3 A club is to include any fan group, club (social or incorporated), collective or body as recognised (4.2).
5.1 In addition to a judge, one club will supply a collator.
5.2 The collator will present the judges with the voting options following March 31st (1.1), tally the votes, cast any tie breaking votes, resolve any differences, author/approve the certificates and present the certificates if possible.
6.1 The Double Gamma Awards are to represented by a certificate, to be authored or approved by the collator.
Jamie's new logo for the award is at <http://martin02.deviantart.com /art/Double-Gamma-logo-92472558>
1984 WhoDo 84
Best Fanzine: Time Loop Best Editor: Paul and Tina Kennedy Best Writer: Lynne Churchyard Best Artist: Bill Flowers Special Achievements: Dallas Jones
1985 LonCon '85
Best Fanzine: Data Extract Best Editor: Dallas Jones Best Writer: Paul Kennedy Best Artist: Stephen McArthur Special Achievements: Anthony Howe
Best Fanzine: SuperVoc Best Editor: Tim Richards Best Writer: Adrian Butcher Best Artist: Stephen McArthur Special Achievements: Karen Herkes
1987 WhoCon 4
Best Fanzine: Data Extract Best Editor: Dallas Jones Best Writer: Karen Herkes Best Artist: Stephen McArthur Special Achievements: Dallas Jones
1988 Console 88
Best Fanzine: Time Loop Best Editor: Dallas Jones Best Writer: Karen Herkes Best Artist: Donna Angus Special Achievements: Paul Kennedy
1989 Conspire '89
Best Fanzine: Data Extract Best Editor: Dallas Jones Best Writer: Kate Orman Best Artist: Steve Panozzo Special Achievements: Brian Cotter
1990 Enlightenment '90
Best Fanzine: Data Extract Best Editor: Dallas Jones Best Writer: Kate Orman Best Artist: Jason Towers Special Achievements: Dallas Jones
1991 Novacon '91
Best Fanzine: Dark Circus Best Editor: Kate Orman Best Writer: Kate Orman Best Artist: Jason Towers Special Achievements: Kate Orman
1992 Q Who
Best Fanzine: Mistfall Best Editor: Dallas Jones Best Writer: David Carroll Best Artist: Jason Towers Special Achievements: Novacon '91 Committee
1993 Whovention 2: Control
Best Fanzine: Sonic Screwdriver Best Editor: David Carroll Best Writer: Marco Cappiello Best Artist: Kerri Valkova Outstanding Contribution: Tony Cook, Sean Smith
1994 Survival '94
Best Fanzine: Sonic Screwdriver Best Editor: Marco Cappiello Best Writer: Robert Mammone Best Artist: Polly Morgan Special Achievements: Kate Orman
1995 Novacon '95
Best Fanzine: Sonic Screwdriver Best Editor: Kate Orman Best Writer: Kate Orman Best Artist: Jason Towers Special Achievements: Neil Hogan
1996: Whovention III, Sydney
Best Fanzine: Strange Matter by Sian O'Neale Best Editor: David J Richardson (Sonic Screwdriver) Best Writer: Matthew Rayner Best Artist: Daniel Heald Outstanding Individual Contribution: Richard Nolan
1997 Time Storm
Best Fanzine: Sonic Screwdriver Best Editor: Melanie Fitzsimmons and Sarah J Groenwegen Best Writer: Daniel Payne Best Artist: Peter Shaw Special Achievements: Rod Scott
Best Fanzine: TimeBrains Best Editor: Todd Beilby & Dallas Jones Best Writer: Susannah Tiller Best Artist: Daniel Heald Best Website: DWCA Special Achievements: Damian Shanahan