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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

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

The Big Issue puts the Spotlig...

In the current edition of The Big Issue (with David Attenborough on the cover) we shine a spotlight on everyone’s favourite two-wheeled vehicle – the humble bicycle. In Australia, bikes have transformed ...

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15 January 2018Category: Magazine

Christmas in Crisis

This Christmas, thousands of young homeless people will have no place to lay their heads. Katherine Smyrk speaks to some of the people who are trying to help. It’s one of ...

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18 December 2017Category: Magazine

Behind the scenes of The Big I...

Cartoons, photo shoots and vendors in fancy bow ties – a look behind the curtain of the 2018 Big Issue Calendar.  At the end of each year we publish a special, ...

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17 December 2017Category: Magazine

Ring in 2018 with The Big Issu...

The new year is just around the corner, which means the Big Issue Calendar is back!  In 2018, get to know vendors from across the country. Meet Daniel from Adelaide who ...

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27 October 2017Category: Magazine

The Big Issue reaches $26 mill...

This week is Anti-Poverty Week and The Big Issue is celebrating a big milestone – $26 million has now gone into the pockets of Big Issue vendors. Since The Big Issue was ...

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16 October 2017Category: Magazine

The Big Issue at Midnight Oil'...

We’re excited to announce that Big Issue vendors will be selling the special Midnight Oil edition of The Big Issue at select shows on the Australian leg of Midnight Oil’s ...

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12 October 2017Category: Magazine

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