Our love of books is helping save lives

2nd May, 2017

Defying the digital phenomenon, book-lovers are helping Lifeline raise record funds for its suicide prevention and counselling services.

Lifeline South West Victoria 2017 Easter bookfair

Picture: Amy Paton | Warrnambool Standard.

Lifeline South West Victoria’s recent Easter Book Fair is the latest example raising more than $20,000, $4000 above the previous year’s fund raising achievement. At right, volunteer Tania Ferris and fund-raising and sustainability manager Bess Slater are pictured at the bookfair.

For booklovers here’s a list of upcoming Lifeline Bookfest and Bookfair dates for your calendar:

Gold Coast:  5 to 7 May  Details …

Maryborough: 11 to 13 May  Details…

Rockhampton: 12 to 14 May Details …

Lifeline Northern Beaches (Brookvale, Sydney): 19 to 21 May  Details …

Brisbane: 24 June to 2 July Details …

Mackay: 6 to 9 July Details …

Lifeline Canberra Southside: 7 to 9 July  Details …

Ipswich: 4 to 6 August  Details … 

Canberra:  8 to 10 September  Details …