The Big Issue at Midnight Oil's Australian shows

12 October 2017 Magazine

The Big Issue at Midnight Oil's Australian shows

We’re excited to announce that Big Issue vendors will be selling the special Midnight Oil edition of The Big Issue at select shows on the Australian leg of Midnight Oil’s Great Circle World Tour.

Look out for vendors with the magazine at upcoming Midnight Oil gigs in Brisbane, Canberra, Adelaide, Sydney, Wollongong, Perth, Fremantle and Melbourne.

Midnight Oil are big supporters of The Big Issue and the feeling is mutual, with many vendors being enthusiastic Oils fans.

Vendors selling the magazine at the upcoming gigs are thrilled to have the opportunity to participate in the fun of the big Midnight Oil tour and will be spruiking the Midnight Oil edition of the magazine, which features Peter Garrett on the cover – along with an exclusive tour diary written by band member Jim Moginie, a Q&A between Peter Garrett and Big Issue vendors, and a touching tribute to the band written by Narelle Staub.

Peter Garrett, who has previously joined vendors to sell the magazine on the street, says in the current edition that The Big Issue is “down to earth and gives a great insight to people who are doing it tough, but who are on their way to a brighter future”.

If you’re attending Midnight Oil’s Australian shows make sure you say hello to a Big Issue vendor and pick up a copy of the magazine. 

As per usual, $3.50 of the $7 magazine cover price goes directly to vendors and gets people #ProudlyWorking by providing opportunities to disadvantaged, homeless and marginalised people in Australia.

You can buy the magazine from vendors at the following shows:

Sunday 15 October
Riverstage, Brisbane

Tuesday 17 October
Riverstage, Brisbane

Tuesday 24 October
AIS Arena, Canberra

Thursday 26 October
Adelaide Oval, Adelaide

Saturday 28 October
Perth Arena, Perth

Sunday 29 October
Fremantle Arts Centre, Fremantle

Monday 6 November
Sidney Myer, Melbourne

Wednesday 8 November
Sidney Myer, Melbourne

Saturday 11 November
The Domain, Melbourne

Monday 13 November
Entertainment Centre, Wollongong

Wednesday 15 November
Sidney Myer, Melbourne

Friday 17 November
The Domain, Sydney

For more information about the tour and tickets (for shows that aren’t already sold out) visit

Read more about the special Midnight Oil edition of The Big Issue here





















Top photo of Peter Garrett: Jose Fernandez

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