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The Big Shift

The Big Shift was held in Sydney on Monday, October 14, to raise awareness of our Women's Subscription Enterprise. Coinciding with Anti-Poverty Week, 200 business and community leaders packed copies of ...

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17 October 2013Category: Women's Subscription Enterprise

Homeless World Cup

We’re excited to announce that we’re sending a team to the Homeless World Cup. Seven players from our Community Street Soccer Program will represent Australia at the tournament in Poznan, Poland, ...

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25 July 2013Category: Street Soccer

Got a big idea?

We’re challenging university students to come up with social enterprise ideas that could support homeless and disadvantaged people in a similar way to our own social enterprises. The Big Idea competition, ...

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1 July 2013Category: The Big Idea

The Big Issue eClassroom

We're launching a new online education program to help school students learn about homelessness, poverty and social justice. The Big Issue eClassroom will provide interactive workshops for secondary students across the ...

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20 June 2013Category: The Big Issue Classroom

Lunch for vendors

Our Adelaide sellers were treated to lunch by celebrity chef Simon Bryant on April 17, giving them a taste of the menu for our upcoming SA fundraiser, The Big Lunch. Bryant, ...

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18 April 2013Category: Magazine

Parliamentarian Soccer Cup

Federal politicians will swap their suits for soccer jerseys as part of our annual Parliamentarian Street Soccer Cup in Canberra on March 14. The Cup aims to raise awareness of our ...

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5 March 2013Category: Street Soccer

International Women's Day

Help support homeless and disadvantaged women by taking out a subscription to The Big Issue magazine on International Women’s Day this Friday (March 8).  We employ women experiencing issues such as ...

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4 March 2013Category: Women's Subscription Enterprise

Ed Sheeran Concert

Warner Music Australia is helping raise funds for The Big Issue as part of Ed Sheeran’s national tour. The award-winning singer is a supporter of The Big Issue in the UK ...

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19 February 2013Category: Magazine

International Vendor Week

Thanks to everyone who helped us celebrate International Street Paper Vendor Week from February 4-10. Well-known personalities including Andrew Denton, comedian Colin Lane and the lord mayors of Melbourne and Adelaide ...

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13 February 2013Category: Magazine

The Big Issue at Tropfest

Love films and reading? Head to Tropfest, the world’s largest short film festival this Sunday (February 17).  Thanks to a partnership with Tropfest, our vendors will sell magazines at festival venues ...

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13 February 2013Category: Magazine

Vendor profile