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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

Street Football Festival

The Big Issue Street Football Festival wrapped up on January 28, with a thrilling final of our Community Street Soccer Program National Championships at Darling Harbour. The grand final saw Queensland ...

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28 January 2013Category: Magazine

2013 CEO CookOff

CEOs across Australia will swap their suits for aprons as part of the CEO CookOff on February 11. The event - an initiative of Qantas and OzHarvest – aims to create ...

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22 January 2013Category: Magazine

The Big Idea

A team of students from the University of New South Wales has been named the winner of our inaugural The Big Idea competition. The Big Idea asked university students to come ...

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3 December 2012Category: The Big Idea

2013 calendar out now

Looking for Christmas presents? Our 2013 calendar is the warmest and fuzziest gift idea going around - available from vendors for $5. It features cartoons by Andrew Weldon and illustrations by ...

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29 November 2012Category: Magazine

The Big Conversation

Our inaugural The Big Conversation put the spotlight on Australia’s 46,000 homeless women in Sydney on October 23. Foreign Minister Bob Carr delivered the keynote address at the event, which aimed ...

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29 October 2012Category: Women's Subscription Enterprise

Mag launch in Albany & Logan

We launched The Big Issue magazine in Albany, WA, and Logan, QLD, this month. WA Child Protection Minister Robyn McSweeney and Albany Mayor Dennis Wellington took to the streets of Albany ...

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29 October 2012Category: Magazine

The Fiction Edition

Academy Award nominated actor James Franco has penned a tale for our annual fiction edition. Franco writes from the set of his new movie The Apocalypse on the perils of playing ...

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19 June 2012Category: Magazine

Giving Women Success For Life

Women from our Women’s Subscription Enterprise in Melbourne recently completed a mentoring and training program to learn new skills, gain confidence and set personal goals. The 16-week ‘Success for Life’ Program, ...

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19 June 2012Category: Women's Subscription Enterprise

Governor-General Visit

It's not every day that The Governor-General packs The Big Issue magazines for our subscribers. But Quentin Bryce did just that when she stopped by The Big Issue in Melbourne ...

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19 June 2012Category: Women's Subscription Enterprise

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