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Submit for our Fiction Edition

Submissions are open for The Big Issue Fiction Edition, which returns for the 12th year in 2016. The annual fiction edition is a highlight of Australia's publishing calendar. Previous editions have ...

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23 March 2016Category: Magazine

Women's Big Milestone

The women who pack The Big Issue for distribution to subscribers have an extra reason to celebrate this International Women’s Day (8 March). They have now dispatched more than 400,000 magazines ...

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3 March 2016Category: WSE

Exhibition Celebrates Vendors

A series of portraits celebrating the men and women who sell The Big Issue will be on display in Melbourne in March. Artist Virginia Hodgkinson created the 19 portraits after spending ...

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29 February 2016Category: Magazine

Homeless World Cup

We’re excited to introduce the team of Street Socceroos for the 2016 Homeless World Cup. The seven homeless and disadvantaged players were selected from our Community Street Soccer Program. This year, ...

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24 February 2016Category: CSSP

The Big Issue at Tropfest

Film buffs heading to Tropfest on Sunday (February 14) have the chance to try a great match – movies and magazines! The Big Issue is teaming up with the short film ...

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12 February 2016Category: Magazine

International Vendor Week

There’s an extra reason to pick up The Big Issue during the first week of February: we’re celebrating the fourth annual International Vendor Week. More than 60 senior business leaders and ...

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18 January 2016Category: Magazine

500 Reasons to Celebrate

We're excited to release our 500th edition, which is also our annual Christmas magazine, this Friday (11 December). Dave Hughes, Annabel Crabb, Matt Moran and players from Carlton and Fremantle football clubs ...

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8 December 2015Category: Magazine

Governor-General visit

We were privileged to have Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove recently visit The Big Issue’s head office in Melbourne. The Governor-General spoke with students from Footscray City College in The Big Issue ...

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3 December 2015Category: Magazine

The Big Idea winners announced

A mental health awareness program for youth in regional areas and a social enterprise combining permaculture and work opportunities were announced as winners of The Big Idea, at an awards ...

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1 December 2015Category: The Big Idea

The Big Issue Acknowledges You...

Initiatives including a hostel that provides emergency accommodation and a mental health awareness program for youth in regional areas are among seven finalists of The Big Idea, a national university ...

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27 November 2015Category: The Big Idea

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