The Australian Jazz Convention began in 1946 and has run continously since then.
The AJC is the longest running Convention of its
kind in the world.
It is held in a different town in Australia every year, begins on 26th December, and concludes on New Year's Eve.
Each Convention has a planning stage of 2 years,
and a group can bid at the AGM held at each Convention.
Pre-submission Guidelines can be downloaded through "Hosting a Convention".
The 2012 AGM in Forbes enacted the following:
The Steering Committee was dissolved.
In its place, an Executive Task Force was established.
Further details are available in Newsletter Number 1 (January 2013).