The Jane Austen Society of Australia is a member-based association founded in 1989 to bring together lovers and admirers of Jane Austen in this part of the world. We number academics and scholars amongst our members, but we are mostly enthusiastic amateurs who meet to discuss the genius of Austen and to explore the era that gave rise to her.

Although based in Sydney, we have members in all states of Australia and overseas, and we warmly welcome visitors to our events.

We produce regular publications, have a member’s library, and sell Austen-inspired items through our Regency Fair stall at meetings.

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Sydney meeting
Edward Taylor: Jane Austen’s First Love
Syrie James

Syrie James will discuss her critically acclaimed novel Jane Austen’s First Love and her research which uncovered a wealth of previously unknown information about the real-life Edward Taylor, heir to a grand estate, who Austen mentioned as a young man upon whom she once “fondly doated.” Jane Austen’s First Love, which the Historical Novel Society called a “masterwork,” was Library Journal Editor’s […]
20 Apr
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Roseville Hall
7A Lord St, Roseville NSW
$5.00
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