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Lifeline Book and Gift Fair

Lifeline Book and Gift Fair - Has Ended

 23 Oct, 2021 - 31 Oct, 2021
 Sat 8:30am - Sun 6:00pm
 Merivale and Glenelg Streets
  South Brisbane, QLD
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Books galore and gifts to explore! We’re pleased to announce the first Lifeline Book and Gift Fair. The new Lifeline Book and Gift Fair will combine our love of second-hand books, with hundreds of reasonably priced, brand new gifts. Every purchase helps fund Lifeline’s suicide prevention services in Queensland.

23 to 31 October

Opening day, 7: 30 am to 6 pm
All other days, 8:30 am to 6 pm

Be COVID-safe
Check in with the Queensland Government’s Check-in Qld app on arrival, and all Sales will be card-only (no cash). As always,Wear a mask, Say home if unwell and clean your hands often with soap and water or sanitiser.
The wellbeing and safety of the community, our volunteers and our staff is of utmost priority, if there is a COVID outbreak, we will follow health advice and let you know of any cancellations or postponements as soon as possible.

In the books section, you'll find a $2.50 area full of books, DVDs, CDs, games and puzzles.
There will be a High Quality area full of books, DVDs, CDs, games and puzzles that are individually priced.
All gifts are individually priced.

We couldn't make our events happen without our wonderful volunteers! If you would like to lend a hand at the event, we'd love your help! Our volunteers have a great time and meet lots of friendly faces, all in support of Lifeline.

Transport to the venue (Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre) – please refer to the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition centre website for more details.
Parking at the venue - please visit There is also limited parking available on the surrounding streets.

A gift wrapping service will be available, for that special someone or Christmas done and dusted. Price: Donation to Lifeline.
Bring your own bags, trolleys or carts – you will be surprised by how many books and gifts you will end up taking home.
Trolleys are free.
The first to enter gets the chance to pick the best from millions of books. There may be queues, please be kind.
You can donate new, used or unwanted books in our Lifeline shops or Lifeline donation bins. Crates will be available at the event (next to the entrance) for book donations.

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 UnitingCare Queenslandorganiser
 07 3253 4000

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The Lifeline Book and Gift Fair is a fundraising event that supports the 24-hour Lifeline 13 11 14 crisis line. Lifeline Queensland answers calls through our 10 Lifeline centres – providing suicide prevention services with a non-judgmental and compassionate listening ear.

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