The Lion King

Hakuna Matata! With superstars Beyoncé and Donald Glover leading the way, Disney classic The Lion King returns to enchant a whole new generation.

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27 June 2019 Issue no: 590

The Big Travel Edition

Take your seats, stow away your tray tables and set your devices to flight mode… And let the Big Travel Edition take you on a trip to the future.

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14 June 2019 Issue no: 589


In this edition, we look at how they went from wannabes to world dominators… and why we still have so much time for their brand unfettered fun.

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31 May 2019 Issue no: 588

The Climate Kids are Coming

In this edition we speak to Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old who started it all, and has now been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize.

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17 May 2019 Issue no: 587

Meet Lily

Meet Lily, our cover star and the newest Muppet on Sesame Street. She’s also the first to be portrayed as experiencing homelessness.

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03 May 2019 Issue no: 586

Chocolate Unwrapped

CHOC TILL YOU DROP! Tuck into this tasty edition of The Big Issue as we celebrate all things chocolate.

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18 April 2019 Issue no: 585

Counting Sleep

Tired of being tired? One in four Australians are not getting enough sleep. And a third of us suffer insomnia at some point in our lives.

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05 April 2019 Issue no: 584

Hello Dolly

Good golly it’s DOLLY PARTON exclusively in The Big Issue.

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21 March 2019 Issue no: 583

For the Love of Libraries

Libraries are a window to new worlds. They instil a love of reading, and support learning. So why are our school libraries fighting for survival?

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08 March 2019 Issue no: 582

JK Rowling

With the arrival of the stage-sensation Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Australian shores, we have got Potter fever!

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22 February 2019 Issue no: 581

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