Specialist Homelessness Services

The Big Issue

Woden Community Service and The Big Issue Australia

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About Us

Provides people who are marginalised or disadvantaged with the opportunity to earn an income and be actively included in society. Vendors include people experiencing homelessness, mental illness, long-term unemployment, intellectual or physical disability or social isolation. Vendors run their own business selling The Big Issue magazine in public places around Canberra, keeping half the proceeds from every magazine sold.

Quick Facts About The Region

The Big Issue is located in the suburbs of Phillip and Woden Valley, the council of Canberra and the federal electorate of Canberra.