The Harding Fund. Run by David Grigg, sent Lee Harding to Q-Con III in Brisbane 1976. "To Q-Con 3 and Back Again ... and What Happened Afterwards", Lee's Trip Report, was published in Rataplan 19/20, edited by Valma Brown & Leigh Edmonds.
The Shaw Fund. Run by Eve & John Harvey, Justin Ackroyd, and Marc Ortlieb, sent Bob Shaw to Aussiecon Two (1985 Worldcon). As a fundraiser Eve & John Harvey published Serious Science by Bob Shaw.
The Auld Lang Fund. Run by Eve & John Harvey, Justin Ackroyd, and Marc Ortlieb, sent Dave Langford to Aussiecon Three (1999 Worldcon). Dreamtime Guilt is Dave's trip report summary (this is a PDF file.) As a fundraiser Eve & John Harvey published Pieces of Langford by Dave Langford. For further details regarding The Auld Lang Fund click here.
The Bring Bruce Bayside Fund was run by Arnie & Joyce Katz, and Bill Wright, to send Bruce Gillespie to the 2005 Corflu and Potlatch conventions. As a fundraiser Irwin Hirsh edited, and The BBB Fund published The Incompleat Bruce Gillespie by Bruce Gillespie. For more details regarding the Bring Bruce Bayside Fund click here.
An attempt was made to establish an exchange between Australian and Japanese fandom, building on Koichi Yamamoto's visit in 1979, and funded by a travel grant from the Australia-Japan Association.