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28-year-old Canberra woman heads towards Homeless World Cup

In about 10 days’ time, a team of eight street soccer players, brought together by backgrounds in homelessness and disadvantage, will represent Australia at the 2023 Homeless World Cup. Among them is Caity, the only Canberran, and the only woman on the team.

Spotlight on Sean: ‘The Big Issue’ vendor week edition out now

In 2019 after Sean’s third time experiencing homelessness, he became a vendor for The Big Issue and found a home. From sleeping in a swag behind the Woden Hospital, Sean walked to his...

‘Homes for Homes’ aims to solve homelessness

A growing number of homeowners in the ACT have donated a percentage of their property sales to help solve the problem of social and affordable housing.

The Big Issue’s big return

The Big Issue returning to the streets today marks the end of a three-month hiatus that's cost has cost magazine vendors more than just their income