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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

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

Announcing the winners of The ...

An accessories label that employs refugee women, a business that uses 3D printing to create custom wheelchair tables and an initiative to preserve Indigenous culture have just been announced as ...

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5 December 2017Category: The Big Idea

Meet The Big Idea finalists fo...

The finals of The Big Idea competition for 2017 are taking place very soon. Nine finalist teams will pitch their social enterprise ideas to the high-profile panel of judges tasked ...

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4 December 2017Category: The Big Idea

Celebrating the first birthday...

A year ago we launched the Women’s Subscription Enterprise in Perth, Western Australia. We celebrated this important anniversary in the Perth office this week with the women involved and a beautiful ...

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21 November 2017Category: Women's Subscription Enterprise

What will be 2017's Big Idea?

More than 550 university students have entered their social enterprise plans in The Big Issue’s 2017 Big Idea competition in the lead up to finals in December. Teams from 13 universities ...

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21 November 2017Category: The Big Idea

The Big Issue Classroom has ed...

We’re excited to announce that The Big Issue Classroom has educated an incredible 100,000 students about homelessness since launching in 2009. Homelessness is one of the country’s most significant social issues. ...

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8 November 2017Category: The Big Issue Classroom

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

Vendor profile