Data Extract #232 – Forty Years Young!


The latest issue of the DWCA’s member-exclusive magazine, Data Extract has been printed! Our latest issue is dedicated to 40 years of Doctor Who Fandom in Australia. We discuss the formation of DWCA, talk about Fan’s making new Doctor Who themselves, and a Guinness World record attempt for the most amount of Doctor Who Merchandise! If you’re able to attend this weekends Whoventures event, you’ll be able to collect your copy! For more information on this event please visit the below link: Whoventures: 40 Years of Australian Doctor Who Fandom If you’re after a subscription to the magazine and all … Continue reading

Class Story Synopses


This is the official page for the story synopses for each episode of the Doctor Who Spin off ‘Class’. These are the official ones from the BBC and this page will get updated each time a new synopsis is available. 1. For Tonight We Might Die It’s a new term at Coal Hill Academy, and students are preparing for their Autumn Prom. But when the school comes under attack from the monstrous Shadow Kin, four alienated students must form an unlikely alliance to defeat them. Charlie, April, Ram and Tanya, assisted by their physics teacher Miss Quill, are now charged … Continue reading

Michelle Gomez confirms appearance for series 10


News website, The Music has an interview with Michelle Gomez which confirms her involvement with Series 10. “Weirdly, this is the sort of crunch week where I get to find out exactly what I’m going to be doing next,” she told The Music. “I can officially say that I will be starting back on Doctor Who soon, so that’s one thing.” Gomez last appeared in the role as Missy — short for The Mistress, a female incarnation of the Doctor’s long-time arch-enemy, the Master — in episodes one and two of series nine, The Magician’s Apprentice and The Witch’s Familiar.    

2016 Christmas Special Title Announced

WARNING: Embargoed for publication until 18:00:01 on 07/10/2016 - Programme Name: Doctor Who Christmas Special 2016 - TX: 07/10/2016 - Episode: The Return of Doctor Mysterio  (No. n/a) - Picture Shows:   - (C) BBC - Photographer: Ray Burmiston

The BBC has confirmed that the title of this years Christmas special will be called:The Return of Doctor Mysterio The episode will see the Doctor joining forces with an investigative journalist and a superhero to save New York from a deadly alien threat. The episode will also feature the return of Matt Lucas playing Nardole, who was last seen in the previous year’s Christmas special. A behind the scenes trailer has been released:

DWCA at EB Expo


On the weekend of 30th September to the 2nd of October, the DWCA will be at the EB Expo at Sydney Showgrounds. We are in Pop Culture Market Stall 16, and the TARDIS will be near by to have lots of photos taken with you. On sale will be a wide range of Doctor Who DVD’s, Big Finish audios, books, toys and collectables. So if you’re going to the event, be sure to pop in and say hi! For more information on the Expo, please visit:

Class Series One start date


Overnight, the Doctor Who spin off series Class, has had a release date announced for the 22nd of October in the UK on BBC3. Update: 26/09/16 – Class will air in Australia on ABC2. The air date of the two episodes will be Monday the 24th of October. However, on iView, the episodes will be available for viewing straight after their release in the UK! Two episodes will air on the 22nd, and the first one will feature Peter Capaldi reprising his role as the Doctor. The episode titles for these two episodes are “For Tonight We Might Die” and … Continue reading

DWCA Book Club #4 – Shada


Following our special book club event Time and Again, celebrating the work of special guest Robert Smith?, the DWCA Book Club will be visiting that legendary Doctor Who story that was until recently not available in written form – Douglas Adams’ Shada. Novelised by Gareth Roberts in 2012, Shada has been written based on the original scripts from Douglas Adams. However, Roberts has also added in new additional material to help ‘fix’ various plot holes and unanswered questions. The original story focuses on the planet Shada, where the Time Lords have constructed a high security prison to keep some of the … Continue reading

The new sonic screwdriver, Tenth Doctor audio dramas and more at Penrith Collectormania


The DWCA Shop is pleased to announced our return to Penrith Collectormania Fair – said to be the largest toy fair in NSW. The fair will see the Shop debut an exciting range of merchandise, including the Twelfth Doctor’s Second Sonic Screwdriver, which most recently appeared in The Husbands of River Song and features multiple light and sound effects. For the figurine collectors among you, there are new Pop! vinyl figures, including the Twelfth Doctor with Guitar, the “Mr Clever” Eleventh Doctor, the Tenth Doctor with Hand in Jar, the War Doctor, and a supersized Davros! We will also have … Continue reading

Classic lost Second Doctor story re-animated back to life


The BBC have announced they will be releasing a fully re-animated version of Power of the Daleks. Power of the Daleks, first broadcast back on the fifth of November, 1966 was the second Doctor’s (Patrick Troughton) first on screen adventure. Unfortunately, the story was not kept after original broadcast and the master negatives were purged back in 1974. The new animated episodes will be released in black and white animation and are based on audio recordings of the programme using the original cast. The team behind the animation has previously animated another lost episode from the BBC Comedy – Dad’s … Continue reading

Meet your DWCA Office Bearers for 2016-17

The DWCA is pleased to announce the election results from its recent Annual General Meeting, held on Sunday 14 August at Club Burwood, Sydney. Current President Lauren Davis and Secretary Roger Reynolds were the only ones to run for their respective positions; they were thus elected unopposed. Two nominations had been received for the position of Treasurer, but one nominee withdrew their nomination prior to the election. The sole remaining nominee, Brad Harrison, was thus elected unopposed. Finally, current Vice President Tony Cooke announced his resignation from the position of VP and from the committee, after several decades of service. … Continue reading