Win Series 9 Part One on DVD

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The DWCA is pleased to announce our first competition for the new year! Visit our Competitions page now for your chance to win Series 9 Part One on DVD, thanks to our friends at Roadshow. All you need to enter is a DWCA membership and to answer a few questions, so what are you waiting for? And make sure you check back with us regularly for more competitions in the near future!

Chris Chibnall will be Doctor Who’s next showrunner

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Australian Doctor Who fans have awoken to some very unexpected news – Steven Moffat will be stepping down as showrunner at the end of Series 10, to be replaced by Chris Chibnall. Confirming the news today, Moffat announced that his “timey-wimey is up”. “ It took a lot of gin and tonic to talk [Chris] into this, but I am beyond delighted that one of the true stars of British television drama will be taking the Time Lord even further into the future,” he said. “At the start of Season 11, Chris Chibnall will become the new showrunner of Doctor … Continue reading

Happy New Year from the DWCA

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The DWCA wishes all its members a Happy New Year. We’ve got plenty planned for the year already, and we hope you’re just as excited as we are to fill 2016 with loads of Doctor Who goodness! All Sydney-based DWCA events for the year are up on our events page already, including our regular day events and our mid-year trivia night. January will see a few extra events in the Sydney DWCA calendar, with a special New Year dinner on Saturday 9 January, our attendance at the Popcon pop culture convention on Sunday 10 January and our annual Summer Picnic … Continue reading

Come do your Christmas shopping at Look Who’s Talking

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Look Who’s Talking – Part One is on tomorrow, and it will be the last event to feature the DWCA Shop for 2015. So if you want to do some Christmas shopping for all your Whovian friends, now’s the time! The final release of the classic DVD range – the infinitely quotable The Underwater Menace – will be available for purchase on the day, just a few days after its Australian release. You can even get it signed by the designer of the Fish People (as well as some obscure monsters called the Cybermen) herself, Alexandra Tynan. Our second guest, … Continue reading

Data Extract and a mystery door prize at Look Who’s Talking

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Still wondering whether to attend Look Who’s Talking – Part One this Sunday? Well, everyone who comes through the door on the day has a chance to win our mystery door prize, while attending DWCA members will be the first to receive the latest issue of Data Extract magazine! Data Extract #229 is full of exclusive content you won’t find anywhere else. The issue includes two pieces of fan fiction (one featuring the DWCA’s own original companion!), a guide to the re-released novels of the Wilderness Years, and an interview with one of the creators of sci-fi audio series Night … Continue reading

Free autographs at Look Who’s Talking

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With Look Who’s Talking – Part One only five days away, the DWCA is pleased to confirm that autograph opportunities will be available on the day with our special guests Alexandra Tynan, Gary Russell and Meri Amber. Attendees will automatically receive one free autograph voucher per guest upon entry to the event. Additional autograph vouchers can be purchased for just $5 each. Don’t have anything for the guests to sign? No worries! The DWCA Shop will be open on the day, featuring a range of merchandise which has been specially tailored to our guests (check back here later in the … Continue reading

Cosplay, trivia and monster-making at Look Who’s Talking

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The Doctor Who Festival may be over, but it certainly won’t be the last event of the year for Australian Whovians. The DWCA is pleased to announce a range of activities to take place as part of Look Who’s Talking – Part One, set to take place on Sunday 6 December at Burwood Library, Sydney. On top of featuring several special guests – ‘60s costume designer Alexandra Tynan, writer Gary Russell and singer Meri Amber – the event will be packed with loads of activities to keep you entertained! Your knowledge of Doctor Who will be put to the test … Continue reading

Thank you for the Doctor Who Festival

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The Doctor Who Club of Australia, on behalf of Australia’s Whovians, would like to thank BBC Worldwide for bringing the Doctor Who Festival to the land Down Under. When the club was founded back in 1976, it’s something that we never would have thought possible. So thank you for landing the Lego TARDIS on Bondi Pavilion in the lead-up to the festival, no doubt confusing many non-Whovian beach-goers in the process. Image credit: Alex Gabbott. Thank you for packing each day with so many activities that we wish we could have used that Lego TARDIS to go back in time … Continue reading

Gary Russell and Meri Amber join Look Who’s Talking

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The DWCA has announced two more guests for our special end-of-year event Look Who’s Talking – Part One, to be held on Sunday 6 December at Burwood Library, Sydney. Joining classic series costume designer Alexandra Tynan will be Doctor Who writer, director, script editor and producer Gary Russell, along with self-described “geek pop singer-songwriter” Meri Amber.                                        Gary Russell’s contributions to the Whoniverse span over 30 years and dozens of productions, with his latest effort coming in the form of the Twelfth Doctor novel ‘Big Bang Generation’. Appropriately set in Sydney in December 2015, the book marks a … Continue reading

DWCA Presents Look Who’s Talking – An Event in Two Parts

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The Doctor Who Club of Australia is celebrating the end of 2015 with a brand new event – so special we had to split it over two days! Look Who’s Talking: Part One will take place on Sunday 6 December from 10am at Burwood Library, located within walking distance of Burwood Station. The day will feature all the usual DWCA fun, including games, discussions and competitions. Most importantly, though, we will be launching The Underwater Menace on DVD – available to purchase from the Club Shop on the day – with none other than Troughton-era costume designer Alexandra Tynan! Alexandra … Continue reading