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Fiction call out

Entries are now open for the 2014 Big Issue fiction edition – an annual highlight of the publishing year. Some big names in Australian literature have featured in our past ...

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28 March 2014Category: Magazine

International Women's Day

Help make a difference to the lives of homeless and disadvantaged women on International Women’s Day (March 8) by subscribing to The Big Issue magazine. Our Women’s Subscription Enterprise provides employment ...

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17 February 2014Category: WSE

Help us reach our goal!

There are two great reasons to buy The Big Issue magazine this fortnight: we’re celebrating our 450th edition AND taking part in International Street Paper Vendor Week from 3-9 February. More than 70 CEOs ...

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24 January 2014Category: Magazine

Christmas subscriptions

Need a stocking filler with a difference? Buying a subscription to The Big Issue magazine not only provides a good Christmas gift for friends and family, but also supports homeless ...

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9 December 2013Category: Magazine

The Big Idea Awards Night

A team of students from La Trobe University has won our national university competition seeking new ideas in social enterprise. Undergraduate students working in teams from 10 universities took part in ...

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3 December 2013Category: The Big Idea

The Big Idea

We’re announcing the winner of our national university competition, The Big Idea, on Monday, December 2.  Undergraduate students working in teams from 10 universities took part in the competition during semester ...

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26 November 2013Category: TBIC

2014 Calendar on sale

It's that time of the year again. Our fabulous 2014 calendar is now on sale! Inside you’ll find cartoons by Andrew Weldon, illustrations from our great The Big Issue artists ...

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1 November 2013Category: Magazine

The Big Issue Darwin launch

We’ve launched The Big Issue magazine in Darwin to provide job opportunities for homeless and disadvantaged people in the Top End. The expansion to Darwin follows the success of the magazine ...

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22 October 2013Category: Magazine

The Big Shift

The Big Shift was held in Sydney on Monday, October 14, to raise awareness of our Women's Subscription Enterprise. Coinciding with Anti-Poverty Week, 200 business and community leaders packed copies of ...

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17 October 2013Category: WSE

Homeless World Cup

We’re excited to announce that we’re sending a team to the Homeless World Cup. Seven players from our Community Street Soccer Program will represent Australia at the tournament in Poznan, Poland, ...

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25 July 2013Category: CSSP

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