Canberrans raise nearly $800,000 for Lifeline after bookfair cancelled over concern about protesters

Miriam Webber
By Miriam Webber
Updated February 16 2022 - 9:09pm, first published 6:30pm
Volunteers setting up the Lifeline Book Fair. Picture: Dion Georgopoulos

Donations to Lifeline Canberra have continued to rise after the organisation cancelled its bookfair last weekend, with the funds totaling $794,000 on Wednesday.


Miriam Webber

Miriam Webber

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