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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

Brisbane Broncos take out the ...

The Brisbane Broncos have been crowned the champions of The Big Issue’s annual Sporting Sales Challenge. In December last year players Sam Thaiday and Jaydn Su'A hit the streets of Brisbane’s ...

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20 February 2018Category: The Big Idea

Cameron's act of Valentine's k...

This Valentine's Day, Gold Coast vendor Cameron (pictured above) was at the heart of one of the most talked about love stories. It began with Cameron's chance encounter with Lance Smith ...

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16 February 2018Category: The Big Idea

Celebrate International #Vendo...

  Today marks the first day of International #VendorWeek. It's the week when we celebrate the people who are at the heart of The Big Issue – street vendors.  The current magazine is dedicated to ...

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5 February 2018Category: Magazine

#CEOSelling 2018

International Vendor Week starts next week and The Big Issue will be celebrating with our annual #CEOSelling campaign.  More than 100 leaders across Australia have put up their hand to sell ...

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31 January 2018Category: Magazine

Homes for Homes opens first-ev...

Homes for Homes is opening an initial funding round for projects that will increase the supply of social and affordable housing, with $300,000 available in Victoria and $200,000 available in ...

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15 January 2018Category: Homes for Homes

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