lifeline bookfest Rockhampton

When: 25 - 27 May,
Friday 10am - 4pm; Saturday 8.30am - 4pm; Sunday 9am to 12noon

Where: Rockhampton Showgrounds, Walter Pierce Pavilion, New Exhibition Rd, Wandal, QLD

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


Rockhampton book lovers rejoice! Truckloads of books will be up for grabs from as little as 20c when Bookfest comes to town - plus clothing for $2 apiece.


  • Hot food and drinks for sale
  • Bags, boxes and hand trolleys available

Daily prizes of $50 Bookfest vouchers* up for grabs. *Terms and conditions apply 

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 supports UnitingCare Community programs for individuals, families and children in crisis.

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