Archive for August 2018

Mayors and Big Issue Vendors T...

The Lord Mayors of Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Parramatta and Sydney, along with Mayors around the country, will hit the streets from 3 to 7 September to sell The Big Issue ...

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31 August 2018Category: Magazine

Dressing Sustainably: Why We S...

In the face of sweatshop disasters and environmental calamity, sustainable fashion is becoming more and more important. Last year Australians were the second biggest consumers of textiles. Sadly, too much what ...

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31 August 2018Category: Magazine

Team Big Issue Crosses the Bri...

Not even the relentless rain could dampen the spirits of Team Big Issue, who raised more than $6,500 in the Bridge to Brisbane last Sunday. Eleven street vendors and five Big ...

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28 August 2018Category: Magazine

Big Issue Vendors Bust Myths A...

What is life like for the 116,427 Australians who are homeless, without a safe or secure place to sleep? There are a lot of harmful myths about homelessness. We invited Big ...

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15 August 2018Category: Magazine

Big Issue Vendors do City2Surf...

Last Sunday Big Issue street vendors triumphantly crossed the City2Surf finish line, having raised more than $21,000 for The Big Issue in NSW. Vendor Drew was first over the line, in ...

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13 August 2018Category: Magazine

Celebrate Love Your Bookshop D...

This Saturday is Love Your Bookshop Day! It’s a national day to celebrate all our bookshops do for the local community and Australian literature, culture and society. Bookshops all around the ...

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10 August 2018Category: Magazine

A message from Steve who is do...

My name’s Steve and I’ve been a Big Issue vendor for the last five years now. The Big Issue is a big part of my life and has been a massive ...

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10 August 2018Category: Magazine

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