JASA holds regular meetings which are an opportunity for members to hear interesting speakers and discuss Jane Austen, browse the library and shop at the Regency Fair. Meetings are held in locations around Australia.


The Brisbane program will be released shortly.


The 2019 Hunter programme and events have been released and can be found here: JASHunter 2019 Program


All Sydney meetings are held at the Uniting Church Hall, 7 Lord Street, Roseville NSW unless otherwise indicated.

2019 Conference

This year’s conference has the topic Jane Austen and Art, and as in recent years, will be held at the Epping Club, running from 10.00am to 4.00pm on Saturday 29th June. Speakers include Stephen Foster who will give a talk on Zoffany: The Jane Austen of English Art and Hilary Davidson who lectures in fashion culture and design. JASA member Marlene Arditto will display some needlework boxes and tools similar to those referred to in Jane Austen’s writings, so another wonderful JASA conference not to be missed. Please find the booking form attached.

Day Conference Booking Form 29 June 2019

2019 Calendar of Events.

Being Mr Wickham (to be confirmed)

Adrian Lukis

Adrian Lukis performed the role of George Wickham in the acclaimed 1995 BBC adaptation of Pride and Prejudice. He discusses the experience of taking on that part, and answers questions from the audience about being involved in such a famous television adaptation.

Please note that this event will be for JASA members only.
When: Sat October 19 1:45 PM - 4:00 PM

An Afternoon with Jane Austen (to be confirmed)

Actor Adrian Lukis joins with Caroline Langrishe (Judge John Deed, Lovejoy) to perform duologues from Jane Austen’s novels. Come along to enjoy the comic absurdity of the Dashwoods, passionate Wentworth and his Anne, and the memorable duplicity of Mr Wickham.

Venue, time and cost to be confirmed.
When: Sun October 20 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

JASA’s 30th Birthday Party

Entertainment, venue and cost to be advised.
When: Sat December 14 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM