Partycon Furry Down Under is an 18+ furry convention held on the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia.
Playing host to attendees from all around the world, FurDU was created with one goal in mind: fun! We offer a friendly, comfortable, and safe environment to spend good times with friends and to meet new ones. Playing host to everything from dancing, costuming, artist’s tables, shows, entertainment and games, Furry Down Under will give you a weekend you will never forget!
Each year we raise several thousand dollars in our charity auctions, which we donate. Following from 2015 & 2016, FurDU donated all proceeds of our charity auction to AWLQLD (the Animal Welfare League of Queensland), who take care of and re-home up to 15,000 strayed, surrendered, and homeless animals each year. They rely on communities like ours to keep them running.
We hope that you enjoy yourself during the convention, however please keep in mind how your actions can reflect on the convention and others. Be sure to read our complete code of conduct, and our FAQ.
A few things to keep in mind are:
More formally known as the Annual Anthropomorphic Literature and Arts Award, the Ursa Major Award is presented annually for excellence in the furry arts. It is intended as the Anthropomorphic (a.k.a. Furry) Fandom’s equivalent of the Hugo Award® presented by the World Science Fiction Society, mystery fandom’s Anthony Award, horror fandom’s Bram Stoker Award, and so forth. Anyone may nominate and vote for candidates for the Awards. These Awards are decided by the fans, not by a committee. Visit their website for more info on the awards, and their new Fursuits category.
Tracy Butler is the artist and author responsible for the creation of Lackadaisy.
When she’s not working on Lackadaisy she works as a 2D and 3D artist on stuff that has nothing to do with Lackadaisy. You can find out more about that by looking it up on her FAQ.
She has worked with digital art for over 10 years.Tracy has stated that she was probably a designated cat lady by the time she was five years old.
First published in 1995, there have been 20 books and counting of the adventures of Killeroo (or Rufus as he prefers to be called), and there’s a lot more to come as well. He’s become one of Australia’s best known and enduring comic book characters and is fast becoming a popular export to the international market.
We’ll be hosting Darren Close, the creator, writer, and artist of Killeroo.
LuvBites is a hypnosis-themed furry content site about the happenings at Camp Soumet. We’re humbled to attend as your Guests of Honor, and we hope you’ll check out our website to see what Brooke, Corin, Vincent, and all the others are up to!
Furry Down Under 2017 will be held on two floors at The Mantra On View, located only 160 metres from the beach and in the heart of Surfers Paradise, on the Gold Coast. It has excellent four star facilities for our attendees to use such as a large swimming pool, gymnasium, tennis courts, pan-asian restaurant, a 24-hour tour desk, and local places of interest including the city centre, Cavill Avenue, Surfers Paradise Beach, and a number of nearby bars and eateries.
All guest rooms feature optional internet access, cable TV, and private balconies with sweeping views of the city centre or nearby ocean, right on top of Furry Down Under!