From Australian sf information
Guest of Honour: Lois McMaster Bujold
Fan GoH: Gina Goddard
Rather than hold the convention over the Australia Day weekend, as was the tradition for non-Natcon Swancons, the decision was made to hold Swancon Twenty3 over the ANZAC Day weekend. This gave the committee an additional three months' lead-time to prepare the convention and publicise the event.