lifeline bookfest MACKAY

When: 6 - 9 July,
9am to 4pm

Where: Paxton Markets, 
River Street, Mackay QLD 

Cost: Free entry, books can be purchased with cash or via EFTPOS


With have tens of thousands of books for you to browse – you’re sure to find a gem!

Event special
Get 10 x children’s books for $2.
Bring your children along to make the most of our event special! Don’t forget to join us for a sausage sizzle too.

There is plenty of free parking on site. 

Bookfest categories
Children’s books, gardening, cooking, sci fi & fantasy, sports, maternity and history.

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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