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Big Issue Vendors Bust Myths A...

SBS documentary Filthy Rich and Homeless seeks to open our eyes to Australia’s homelessness crisis – but a lot more can be learnt from Big Issue vendors who’ve really lived ...

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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

Announcing the Big Issue Ficti...

We’re excited to announce The Big Issue Fiction Edition 2018 will hit the streets on 10 August, featuring short stories from 13 brilliant writers, both established and emerging. The magazine includes ...

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30 July 2018Category: Magazine

The Big Lunch raises $27,000 f...

On Sunday we held a special event in Adelaide called The Big Lunch and raised an amazing $27,000 for The Big Issue in South Australia. Hundreds of generous guests helped us ...

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30 July 2018Category: Magazine

The Big Issue does City2Surf –...

Great news! Team Big Issue has raised an incredible $8,553 so far in City2Surf. The team of Big Issue street vendors are so proud of their efforts and excited to be ...

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27 July 2018Category: Magazine

Big Issue vendors are doing Br...

A team of incredible Big Issue street vendors are getting ready to lace up for the 2018 Bridge to Brisbane on Sunday 26 August. Taking on this challenge is a big ...

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20 July 2018Category: Magazine

A message from Dave, who is do...

My name's Dave and I'm a Big Issue vendor in Sydney. I've been selling the magazine for around 22 years now, almost since The Big Issue started in Australia. The Big ...

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17 July 2018Category: Magazine

The Big Issue celebrates 22 ye...

June 1996 marked the beginning of The Big Issue in Australia. This month we celebrate our 22nd birthday and the 7,000 street vendors who have sold the magazine since we ...

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16 June 2018Category: Magazine

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