Gold Coast Bookfest

Thank you, Gold Coast! This year’s Lifeline Bookfest Gold Coast raised nearly $185,000 to fund the vital work of our 13 11 14 Lifeline Crisis Line. Stay tuned for the next event. 


We'll be back soon! We’ll be bringing you a treasure trove of great reads — all to raise vital funds for Lifeline. So get ready to 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.

Event info

  • Event dates and times

    When: February 8-10, 2019


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


    Cost: Entry is free!

  • 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
  • Getting there and parking

  • 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 Gold Coast 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 Gold Coast


Gold Coast Convention Centre

2684–2690 Gold Coast Hwy

Broadbeach QLD 4218

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elderly lady browsing books
Bookfest wouldn't happen without our wonderful volunteers!
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