Bundaberg Bookfest

Bundaberg book lovers – you’re the greatest! You turned out in droves to make this year's Bookfest the biggest yet, helping to raise more than $42,000 for Lifeline’s vital 13 11 14 Crisis Line. Stay tuned for news next year’s event.



Event info

  • Events dates and times

    When:March 29-31, 2019


    Times: 8.00am – 4.00pm (Sunday 31st: 8.00am – 2.00pm)


    Where: Bundaberg Recreational Precinct, University Drive, Branyan, QLD, 4670


    Cost: Entry is free!



  • What's on and facilities

    • Food and coffee stands available
    • EFTPOS available
    • Please bring your own bags as no bags or trolleys will be available
    • Lifeline Enviro Bags available for purchase
  • Getting there and parking

    • Free parking available
    • No public transport in Bundaberg on weekends
  • Categories

    The books are divided into categories for ease of browsing:


    Animals, Art, Australiana, CDs, Children’s, Comics and Graphic Novels, Cooking, Craft and Hobbies, DVDs, Electronic Games, Entertainment, Hardback Novels, Health and Family, Horror, House and Garden, Large Print, Lego and Teddy Bears, Life Stories, Old and Rare, Paperback Novels, Puzzles and Games (for adults and children), Reference, Religion, Romance, Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Sheet Music, Sport, Travel, True Stories, Vehicles, War, Westerns

  • Book donations

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


    Donating at the event


    You can donate your books at the Bundaberg Bookfest, so please see one of our volunteers at the event for assistance.


    Donating anytime


    We welcome donations all year round through your nearest:

Lifeline Bookfest Bundaberg

Bundaberg Recreational Precinct

University Drive

Branyan, QLD, 4670

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elderly lady browsing books
Bookfest wouldn't happen without our wonderful volunteers!
If you would like to lend a hand, please let us know!

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