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The Big Issue Celebrates 21 Ye...

There's an extra reason to buy a copy of The Big Issue this fortnight – we're celebrating 21 years of helping people help themselves. Since we launched in 1996, vendors have ...

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16 June 2017Category: Magazine

2017 Homeless World Cup

We’re excited to introduce the Australian team for the 2017 Homeless World Cup. The seven players were selected from our Community Street Soccer Program. This year, the Homeless World Cup will ...

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22 March 2017Category: Street Soccer

Celebrating a big milestone

We're celebrating a big milestone for the men and women who sell The Big Issue around Australia.  Vendors have now earned $25 million since the magazine launched in 1996. We'd like to ...

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17 March 2017Category: Magazine

Fiction Submissions Open!

Submissions are now open for The Big Issue Fiction Edition 2017! Returning for the 13th year, the annual fiction edition is one of the biggest-selling fiction magazines in Australia, and is a highlight ...

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9 March 2017Category: Magazine

Women's Big Milestone

The Women's Subscription Enterprise is celebrating a big milestone in time for International Women's Day. The employees have dispatched half a million copies of The Big Issue magazine to subscribers since ...

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8 March 2017Category: Women's Subscription Enterprise

International Vendor Week 2017

The Big Issue is celebrating International Vendor Week from 6-10 February with our annual CEO Selling campaign. More than 100 business and government leaders will hit streets around Australia to sell ...

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13 January 2017Category: Magazine

Big Footy Sales Challenge

Football players are selling The Big Issue this week to support the street magazine’s homeless and disadvantaged vendors. Players from eight clubs, across three football codes, are hitting streets around Australia ...

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5 December 2016Category: Magazine

The Big Idea 2016 Winners Anno...

The winners of The Big Issue's national university competition, The Big Idea, were announced at an awards event in Melbourne last night.  A social business idea from the University of Sydney ...

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30 November 2016Category: The Big Idea

WSE launches in Perth

The Women's Subscription Enterprise (WSE) has launched in Perth, with the first official shift held on 22 November. Supporters from the corporate, government and community sectors came together to mark the ...

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23 November 2016Category: Women's Subscription Enterprise

The 2017 Big Issue Calendar

It’s that time of year again… The Big Issue Calendar is here! In the 2017 edition, vendors share hobbies and interests they pursue in their lives outside work. The calendar ...

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28 October 2016Category: Magazine

Vendor profile