Ticketing Info

How has COVID-19 changed ticket bookings?

You may book 1 to 10 tickets for the event.

If you intend to sit together, you will need to purchase your tickets in one booking as seats will be arranged according to bookings, with space between.

Each ticket holder’s name, phone number and email address will be collected for contact tracing purposes, so ensure you have these before you begin.

Will the QLF be a COVIDSafe event?

Please have a look at our COVID-safe guidelines here: You’ll see that we have put a great deal of effort into ensuring the festival can go ahead in the safest way possible. Please help the volunteers by complying with their directions.

Can I get a refund?

Yes! If you are unable to attend because of COVID-19-related reasons, for example, if you have ‘flu-like’ symptoms, please email Viv for a full refund of your ticket price. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We cannot refund tickets for any other reason; however, tickets are transferable so feel free to pass your ticket on to a friend. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to record those details for contact tracing purposes.

If your event(s) are cancelled by the QLF, you will immediately be offered a refund of the ticket price. Please allow a few days for us to process this.

What fees are charged?

Trybooking booking fees: 2.5% processing fee + 50 cents per ticket. The QLF is unable to refund these fees.



Applies to all QLF events


Patrons holding one of the following cards are eligible to purchase tickets at the concession rate: 

  • Department of Veterans’ Affairs card, TPI or Department of Veterans’ Affairs issued Pensioner Concession Card 
  • Commonwealth Senior Health Care Card 
  • Pensioner Concession Card (PCC)
  • Health Care Card (HCC) 
  • Full time secondary or tertiary student cards 

Not available at dining events nor writing workshops


The QLF Weekend Pass gives you great value for your Festival dollar with entry into every author event over the Saturday and Sunday.  It’s a great way to discover new authors and hear from someone you might never have before.

The Weekend Pass does not give entry to lunch/dinner events, workshops nor the Lighthouse Arts Collective performance events.

See the Terms and Conditions for full details.