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Thyme is a science fiction fanzine published in Australia.

The first 18 issues were co-published by Andrew Brown and Irwin Hirsh. In 1983, Roger Weddall joined the editorial team, and by 1984 he was the sole editor. By 1986 he had gained a new co-editor in Peter Burns and in 1987 the two editors won the Ditmar Award for Best Fanzine.

In the early 1990s, Thyme was edited by LynC and Clive Newall. In 1994, with issue 96, Thyme was accompanied by Australian SF News. beginning with issue 57 of this publication. By 1995 Alan Stewart had taken over the fanzine and won the Ditmar Award for Best Fanzine that year, and again in 1997.

Contributions to the Alan Stewart version of Thyme included a column by Terry Frost, Ian Gunn's on-going "Space-Time Buccaneers" comic strip, and articles by Christopher Ballis, Edwina Harvey (The Australian Science Fiction Bullsheet), Donna Heenan, Irwin Hirsh, Edward McArdle, Lyn McConchie, Craig McBride, Rose Mitchell (The Captain’s Log), and Lucy Schmeidler. Also featured are interviews with Ben Bova, Sara Douglas, Kate Forsyth, Robin Hobb, Kim Stanley Robinson, and Cameron Rogers.

Artwork was contributed by Brad Foster, Ian Gunn, Ditmar 'Dick' Jenssen (Etherline), Franz Miklis (Galacto-Celtic Newsflash), and Steve Scholz, among others.

Andrew Brown also published the fanzine Grundoon. He died July 8, 1999.

Irwin Hirsh also published Sikander from 1979 till 1989.