Gold Coast Bookfest

A big thank you to the bibliophiles of the Gold Coast – you have raised more than $198,000 for Lifeline! Stay tuned for more information about next year’s event, where you will find yet another treasure trove of great reads.


Event info

  • When and where

    When: February 2020


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

  • Cost

    Entry is free. Books from as little as 50 cents.

  • Facilities

    • BYO bags, suitcases or baskets for carrying your haul home, or purchase a Lifeline Enviro Bag for $1
    • Coffee shop and coffee cart on site
    • EFTPOS available
    • ATMs can be found in the venue
  • Parking and transport

  • 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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