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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Virtual visit to Jane Austen’s House

This very special online event, hosted by an expert guide from Jane Austen’s House, will take you on a virtual tour to show you around Jane Austen’s House and outbuildings located in Chawton, UK. You will enjoy a virtual guided walk with lots of opportunities to chat with the guide and ask questions. Jane Austen’s […]
28 Apr
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online by Zoom
Zoom link will be emailed to members before the event
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