ASE commenced publication in 2000 – here are links to the index pages of previous years and to major events that we have covered.  These links will take you to the old site.

Please note – these links are yet to be updated

Archive 2010
Archive 2009
Archive 2008
Archive 2007
Archive 2000 – 2010 via the NLA Pandora site
Melbourne 2009 Commonwealth Games
2001 Centenary of Federation
Sydney 2000 Olympic games

Australasian SpecialEvents, has been selected for inclusion in the PANDORA Archive, a project of the National Library of Australia. Archived issues can be found at


Event Talk was a series of presentations or interviews with people in the event industry.

The interviews and presentations are delivered as MP3 files that you can listen to online or download directly from our site.

Here is a selection from the archive. These have now been superseded with video interviews posted on Vimeo

National Folk Festival – April 2010

interview with Production Manager, Rachel Gould

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Peter Rix on APEC – Feb 08
George P Johnson were the Executive Producers of the Leaders Week activities that took place in Sydney in September 2007. They were responsible for each of the events that involved the 22 Leaders of the member countries of the APEC.

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Ian Steigrad on World Youth Day – Oct 07
Ian Steigrad is the Director, Event Planning & Operations for World Youth Day. Ian adressed a gathering of event professionals at an ISES Sydney educational in October 2007

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Chick Henry on Summernats – Jan 07
The annual festival of burnouts, booze and babes was held at Exhibition Park in Canberra (Canberra Showground) in January. ASE interviewed Summernats founder Chic Henry

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