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The 2016 Fiction Edition

It's our 12th annual Fiction Edition! This special Big Issue features stories that will make you hoot with laughter and get you right in the heart.

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25 August 2016 Issue no: 519

The Beatles

It has been 52 years since The Beatles came to Australia, and we’re still talking about them.

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11 August 2016 Issue no: 518

Food for thought

Food, glorious food. In this edition, we look at how food has reached fetish territory in Australia. But has it gone too far?

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28 July 2016 Issue no: 517

Games We Play

Don’t move. There’s a Pokémon! In this edition you can catch Pikachu on the cover as we take a look at gaming and its many incarnations.

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15 July 2016 Issue no: 516

Who you gonna... recall?

Yep, that’s right, Ghostbusters is back – and this time the ladies are in charge.

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01 July 2016 Issue no: 515

Dahling

Hold onto your snozzcumbers… This edition is a phizz-whizzing, jumpsquiffling, gloriumptious look at the wonderful world of Roald Dahl.

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17 June 2016 Issue no: 514

The Big(gest) Issue

The Big Issue is turning 20! To celebrate our departure from adolescence, we bring you stories from two crazy decades in our biggest ever edition.

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03 June 2016 Issue no: 513

In Transition

Trans themes and celebrities have never been more visible. In this edition we ask, is this evidence of broader social inclusion?

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20 May 2016 Issue no: 512

Take It As Red

Redheads throughout history have been reviled and celebrated in equal measure. In this special edition, we take a look at the rarest of hair colours.

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06 May 2016 Issue no: 511

Two Degrees of Devastation

In 14 years, global temperatures are set to be 2°C above pre-industrial levels. The implications of climate change are serious - and happening now.

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21 April 2016 Issue no: 510

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