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The Big Issue launches new mag...

Magazine Editor Amy Hetherington introduces 'Living Homeless' – a new series of stories from the people who have lived experiences of homelessness.  In every edition, homelessness is always our Big Issue. But we ...

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20 April 2018Category: Magazine

Making sense of Australia's gr...

When the Australian Bureau of Statistics announces that 116,427 people are homeless, it can be easy to get lost in numbers. But every single one of those numbers is a ...

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6 April 2018Category: Magazine

Queensland Police work The Big...

  Police officers on the streets of Brisbane looked a little different last week. They donned the fluoro Big Issue vest over their regular uniform for our annual Police on Pitch ...

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26 March 2018Category: Magazine

The Big Issue Media Cup

Southern Cross Austereo took home The Big Issue Media Cup, beating reigning champions Carat at Fawkner Park, Melbourne last Friday afternoon. The annual tournament, hosted by The Big Issue and Carat, ...

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23 March 2018Category: Magazine

Big Issue vendors earn $27 mil...

We're dancing in the streets this week because The Big Issue has hit a big milestone – $27 million has gone directly into the pockets of street vendors! This $27 million ...

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21 March 2018Category: Magazine

Bookshops and The Big Issue ...

Bookshops and The Big Issue go together like strawberries and cream, Holmes and Watson, reading and writing. You'll often spot a friendly Big Issue vendor standing out the front of bookshops ...

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20 March 2018Category: Magazine

The Hidden Challenges of Havin...

44% of Australians aged 15 to 74 lack the literacy skills to manage everyday tasks. But what does that mean on a practical level? We talk to Magoo (who sells The ...

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16 March 2018Category: Magazine

Submissions are Now Open for t...

Submissions are now open for The Big Issue Fiction Edition 2018! You could be a part of one of the biggest-selling fiction magazines in Australia. All you have to do is ...

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9 March 2018Category: Magazine

Packing the (Street) Press for...

Maureen, like many of the women who work for the Women's Subscription Enterprise, has faced hardships that are unimaginable to most people. But through work she found stability, purpose and ...

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8 March 2018Category: Women's Subscription Enterprise

The Big Issue's All-Women Socc...

This is Debi. She had never heard of soccer until her late 50s. Now she's a regular participant at the women's-only stream of our Community Street Soccer Program in North Melbourne. Last year ...

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7 March 2018Category: Street Soccer

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