FGoH: Aussiecon 3 (Worldcon 1999); Australian Science Fiction Convention, 1994.
Awards: World SF Award, 1981;
Hugo Nominee 1972, 1973, 1975 (for SF COMMENTARY);
17 Ditmar Awards (Australian SF Achievement Award), 1972-2010 (various
two William Atheling Awards (for criticism);
runner up, Pioneer Award (SFRA essay on SF).
Past President of fwa, 2004.
FAAn Award for Best Fan Writer, 2009.
Fanzines: SF COMMENTARY, METAPHYSICAL REVIEW, STEAM ENGINE TIME; many apazines.
Correspondent to Eidolist, Memoryhole, Trufen, Timebinders. Attends SF events in Melbourne, esp. Monthly Nova Mob. Partner and main editor for Norstrilia Press, 1975-'85.