Brisbane hosted the 1978 National Show weekend. By now, there had been an amalgamation of Queensland bodies, and the Queensland Feline Association (QFA) had come into being as a result. The overseas judges who officiated were Dorrie Brice–Webb and Shirley Bullock (United Kingdom). The Best Longhair Cat (and Supreme Cat) was Int. Ch. GC Agena Beau Fantastic (white Persian), sired by the 1974 winner, Brackenhill Blue Beau. Tops and Trevor Jowett had a spectacular National that year, with their British Blues winning various awards. The Best Shorthair Cat was GC Jezreel Jackpot (Imp UK); his daughter, Redwyton Bunty, was Reserve to him, while another daughter (R .Susie Blue) was Reserve Shorthair Neuter. Reserve Shorthair Kitten was R. Dollypots (progeny of Jackpot and Bunty). The Best Siamese Adult was seal–point Delma Arabian Fanticee.