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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

The 2016 Big Issue Calendar - ...

The Big Issue is turning 20 and we wanted to celebrate – every month of the year! The Big Issue 2016 Anniversary Calendar will be available nationally on 26th October! In ...

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26 October 2015Category: Magazine

The Big Shift 2015

The Big Shift returned for a third year on October 12 in support of our Women’s Subscription Enterprise (WSE). Coinciding with Anti-Poverty Week, the event aimed to raise awareness of our ...

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15 October 2015Category: The Big Shift

Homes for Homes

The Big Issue is launching a new initiative with the potential to raise more than $1.8 billion for social and affordable housing. Homes for Homes will encourage homeowners and organisations involved in ...

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17 September 2015Category: Magazine

The Big Issue Fiction Edition

Announcing This Year’s Big Issue Fiction Edition Line Up  The Big Issue Fiction Edition is a highlight of the publishing year: last year's edition had a circulation of close to 30,000 ...

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10 August 2015Category: Magazine

The Big Issue and Westpac join...

4th August 2015 Media release: We are pleased to announce that the Women’s Subscription Enterprise (WSE) is the recipient of the Westpac 2015 Mary Reibey Grant. The WSE will receive $240,000 over ...

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4 August 2015Category: WSE

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