lifeline bookfest Fraser coast

When: 10 - 12 May, 2018

Where: Main Pavilion, Maryborough Showgrounds, Bruce Highway   Maryborough West 4650

Cost: Entry is free!


The biggest second-hand book sale on the Fraser Coast will feed your need for good reads from only 50c a book, and fulfil your fashion fix with pre-loved clothing from $2 a piece.

There are more than 35,000 books to browse, along with toys, clothes and Mother’s Day gift baskets over three great days, so don’t miss it! 


Daily prizes of $20, $50 or $100 Bookfest gift vouchers* up for grabs. *Terms and conditions apply


  • Sausage sizzle
  • Tea, coffee and cold drinks
  • EFTPOS available
  • Public toilets

Parking and transport

  • Free parking on site

The cause
Money raised at Bookfest supports the 24—hour Lifeline 13 11 14 Crisis Support Line. This life-saving service offers suicide prevention and bereavement support over the telephone as well as family and crisis support - 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Money raised also support UnitingCare Community programs for individuals, families and children in crisis.





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We couldn’t run our Lifeline Bookfest events without the many, many generous people who put their hand up to help! They help us sort, price, set up, set down and operate the registers – we think they are pretty cool. If this sounds like you, please let us know!