We’ve had some feedback that people aren’t able to access the programme easily so we’re hoping this will link through to it properly.


Let us know if you have any more problems!

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Booking site now closed

The booking site has now closed for pre-registrations. However tickets can still be purchased at the door of the event by rocking up to the Rydges Hotel on Saturday or Sunday. Tickets at the door will need to be paid for by cash, credit card or EFTPOS. Cheques will only be accepted if it has been prearranged with us.

Looking forward to seeing you all and sharing the weekend of our amazing guests with you all.

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Have you got your ticket yet?

Just a quick note to advise that the ticketing site will remain open until Wednesday night for last-minute purchases before the convention starts on Saturday morning. Get yours now and you’ll be able to register more quickly when we open this weekend!

See you there!

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Forensic Public Lectures – “If You Poison Us, Do We Not Die?”

On August 19, Curtin University presented a fascinating lecture by one of our scientific guests, Prof Simon Lewis, and his father, Lt Col (Rtd) Roger Lewis OBE, on the subject of poisons.

The following link leads to a website where you can view a recording of the presentation –

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Bestselling Australian novelist Tony Cavanaugh reveals the differences between writing for the screen and writing a novel, exclusively for The Booktopia Blog


A great article on Booktopia from one of our guests – Tony Cavanaugh.

Originally posted on Booktopia - A Book Bloggers' Paradise - The No. 1 Book Blog for Australia:

We’re excited to present a wonderful piece by bestselling author Tony Cavanaugh about the the differences between writing for the screen and  writing a novel.

Before he wrote the bestselling Promise and his highly anticipated follow-up Dead Girl Sing, Tony was a writer and producer in film and television, writing numerous dramas since the 1980s. He has over thirty years experience in the industry, in all fields, from the genesis of an idea to production. He has written and edited award winning shows, The Sullivans, Once Were Warriors, Fire, Medivac, The Day of Roses and Through My Eyes.

He was also invited to judge the Logie Awards, Australian Film Institute Awards and the International Emmy Awards, held in New York.

Funny, colourful, and cheeky, Tony’s initial experience with a Television Executive from the Nickolodeon channel and his ribald request is beautifully captured by a…

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Local WA authors Felicity Young and Sarah Evans join crimeScene’s line up this year

We are pleased to be able to welcome Felicity Young and Sarah Evans back to crimeScene this year.

Felicity has written a number of crime novels, including her Dody McCleland novels which are a periodic crime series.

Sarah’s debut crime novel, Operation Paradise, was released this year as a print and e-book. The rom-com crime story is a fast-paced romp through the leafy western suburbs of Perth and is the first in the series featuring sassy cop DI Eve Rock. Sarah also has had three e-book short story collections released by her publisher Clan Destine Press: Killing Kindness (crime), Call of the Wild (fantasy) and New Blood (horror).

crimeScene takes great delight in being able to showcase the amazing talent we have within WA and welcomes the inclusion of Felicity and Sarah to our programme.

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What we hope will be the final programme is now up!

We’ve made a few changes to the programme and have now put up what we hope will be the final programme. We’re excited by the programme we are bringing you and hope that you will find something that will tantalise your fancies and appeal to you as well.

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