Warnie through his own eyes

We all make mistakes, always. Im gonna make plenty more and Im 50, says cricket great Shane Warne in a revealing Letter to My Younger Self.

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07 February 2020 Issue no: 605

Vendor Week 2020

Theres a special week every year dedicated to our vendors, and to the thousands of people who sell similar street magazines all around the world.

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23 January 2020 Issue no: 604


On the eve of the Australian Open, we speak to Ash Barty about tennis, life and family.

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09 January 2020 Issue no: 603

Cat's all Folks!

Saying goodbye to the 2010's and hello to the new decade.

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26 December 2019 Issue no: 602

Sunshine and Santa

The Christmas edition has become its own special tradition. This bumper issue is a celebration of our vendors by our vendors.

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01 December 2019 Issue no: 601

Edition 600 Cold Chisel

600 Rocking editions of The Big Issue Australia!

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14 November 2019 Issue no: 600

Tim Minchin

It was like someone had just sucked it out of me, like a Roald Dahl character with some sort of vacuum pump had just stolen my sparkle-arkle."

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31 October 2019 Issue no: 599


Three million Australians are living in poverty, and almost 740,000 are children.

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17 October 2019 Issue no: 598

The Handmaid's Return

Its been 34 years in the waiting, and The Testaments is already the biggest book of the year.

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03 October 2019 Issue no: 597

Does Protest Still Work?

What do we want? A protest edition! When do we want it? Now!

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19 September 2019 Issue no: 596

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