lifeline bookfest Sunshine coast

When: 21st to 24th September, 2017

Opening times: 8.30am - 4pm

Where: Lake Kawana Community Centre, 114 Sportsmans Parade, Bokarina 4575

Cost: Entry is free!


Sort your reading list for the year as you browse hardcovers and paperbacks of all genres, styles and authors, starting at $1 each – all while raising vital funds for Lifeline.

Bookfest categories
26 categories including children’s books, paperback, hardback, cooking, hobbies and more. There is also a large selection of soft toys available.

For CDs, DVDs, videos, tapes and records, please visit the Lifeline Shop Bokarina, only 280 metres from the Lifeline Bookfest.  


  • Free parking
  • Food and coffee stands available
  • EFTPOS available
  • Please bring your own bags as no bags or trolleys will be available. 

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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