lifeline bookfest GOLD COAST

When: 9 - 11 February, 2018

Times: 8:00am - 5:00pm

Where: Gold Coast Convention Centre, 2684-2690 Gold Coast Hwy, Broadbeach QLD 4218

Cost: Entry is free!


The wait is nearly over! We’re bringing you a treasure trove of great reads over three big days – all to raise vital funds for Lifeline. So put on your browsing shoes and dance on down!

Browse through more than 35 tonnes of second-hand books from as little as 50 cents, along with a vast array of magazines and DVDs. Enter the draw to win a $50 Lifeline Gold Coast Bookfest gift voucher, and stop by the sausage sizzle to keep your strength up.

Tips for a great Bookfest

  • BYO bags for carrying your haul home
  • Come early – we restock regularly throughout the Bookfest however the most popular books always sell out quickly

Parking and transport

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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Book donations

We would be delighted to accept your donation! Thanks so much for thinking of us.

Donating at the event

Crates will be available near the entrance to Bookfest to donate their books.

Donating anytime
We welcome donations all year round through your nearest:

Become a volunteer

Bookfest wouldn't happen without our wonderful volunteers! If you would like to lend a hand at the event, please let us know!

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