The Mentor (1965-2001) was a science fiction fanzine by Ron Clarke published in NSW, Australia.
Issues No. 1-23 of The Mentor, which were published from 1965 till 1973, were edited and published by Ron Clarke, before reappearing in 1978, also as The Mentor for issues No. 24-95, which ran from 1978 till 2001.
Other contributors included Peter Brodie, T.J. Brooks, Meryl Brown Tobin, Bill Congreve, Janet Cooper, Andrew Darlington (Ludd's Mill), Shane Dix, Wayne Edwards (Palace Corbie), Michael Hailstone, Louise Hollingberry, Blair Hunt, Brent Lillie, Maria Louise-Stephens, Vol Molesworth, Margaret Pearce, Richard Reeve, William P. Robertson, Pauline Scarf, Steve Sneyd (Data Dump), Andrew Sullivan, David Tansey, Julie Vaux, Jim Verran, Pavel Viaznikov, Sean Alan Wallace, and Sean Williams.
Contributors of poetry were Peter Brodie, Meryl Brown Tobin, Trent Jamieson, Tom Kretz, Lloyd Michael Lohr, Giovanni Malito, E.D. Paul, M.S. Raper, Richard E. Reeve, and Bill West.
Artwork was by Steve Carter, Malcolm Edwards (Vector), Steven Fox, Andrey Karapetyan, Peter Lempert, and Mike McCann, Peggy Ranson, Antoinette Rydyr, Kurt Stone, Jozef Szekeres, Julie Vaux, Tonia Walden, and Rod Williams, among others.
Letters came from Harry Andruschak, Sheryl Birkhead (The National Fantasy Fan), Pamela Boal, Ned Brooks (It Goes On The Shelf), John Brosnan, Joy Buchanan, Lorraine Cormack, Mike Glicksohn (Energumen), Julie Hawkins, George Ivanoff (Spock), Chris A. Masters, Ben Schilling, John Tipper (Metaluna), R. Laurraine Tutihasi (Feline Mewsings), and Roger Weddall (Thyme).