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Information for people in immediate crisis who need help now!

Call Lifeline's 24 hour crisis line on 13 11 14 for support.

If life is in danger call 000.

Make a donation

Help us answer more calls and provide suicide prevention and crisis support services to all Australians by making a donation today.



By volunteering for Lifeline not only will you be making a difference to the lives of other Australians who use the Lifeline services, but you’ll also be enriching your own life.

It takes a lot of dedicated people to provide Lifeline's telephone crisis support services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, across Australia. Lifeline relies on over 11,000 Volunteers nation wide to support Lifeline's crisis support line, help raise funds, work in retail outlets, or conduct administrative duties.


Online Bookstore

Lifeline Canberra earns a major part of its funding by selling thousands of donated items at our three Bookfairs. We offer a wide range of fiction and non-fiction books for all ages, as well as magazines and pamphlets, comic books and atlases, records, CDs and DVDs, games and puzzles.

A limited selection of our rarer, more valuable or collectable items is available for purchase from our online bookstore catalogue.


Stay Connected

Lifeline Canberra Bookfairs

Lifeline Canberra's Bookfairs are the largest gathering of book-lovers in Canberra and they raise a major portion of the funding needed to keep the suicide prevention 13 11 14 telephone crisis support service available to the community.

Our main Bookfairs offer around 250,000 donated items for sale. We have a wide range of fiction and non-fiction books, including rare books and collectables, children's books, textbooks and foreign language books. You'll also find magazines and pamphlets, comics, maps and atlases, talking books, records and CDs, DVDs, games and jigsaws.

Entry to the Lifeline Canberra Bookfairs is by gold coin donation.
You can pay for your purchases with cash, cheque, credit card (Mastercard or Visa) or EFTPOS.


LL Bookfair Spring CMYK


Friday 16 September 2016 9am - 6pm
Saturday 17 September 2016       9am - 5pm
Sunday 18 September 2016 10am - 4pm


** New one-time-only venue **
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Canberra Racecourse
Thoroughbred Park
Randwick Rd, Lyneham ACT 2602 (map)


Books, magazines, games, jigsaws, comics, maps, records, CDs, DVDs and more! 


>> We're collecting donations of non-perishable food for Communities@Work's Community Pantry program - if everyone brings at least one item of food, we can make a huge difference!

>> Saturday is Family Day with face painting and balloon modelling for the kids, from 10am to 1pm.

Entry is by gold coin donation. Parking is free.

You can pay for your purchases with cash, cheque, credit card (Mastercard or Visa) or EFTPOS.

Floorplan and Index
Get a head start by checking out the layout - click on the below links to view:


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