Mini Matters is here!

Mini Matters is here – get your free print edition now!

If you’ve been enjoying the weekly digital stories by our friends over at Matters Journal but wondering what the journal will look, feel and smell like in print…the wait is over! Mini Matters – the ‘teaser’ mini print publication by the Matters Journal team has arrived hot of the press, giving you a taste of what to expect when the first full print issue launches in February 2018.

Pick up your free copy of Mini Matters at the follow friends of Matters Journal outlets:


Jacky Winter / Lamington Drive
52 Budd St, Collingwood VIC 3066

The Good Copy
19-21 Johnston St, Collingwood VIC 3066

454 Smith St, Collingwood VIC 3066

Bus Projects
25–31 Rokeby St, Collingwood VIC 3066

Abbotsford Convent
1 St Heliers Street Abbotsford 3067

195 Argyle St, Fitzroy VIC 3065

16 Black Street, Brunswick VIC 3056

Alpha60 Warehouse
179 Brunswick St, Fitzroy VIC 3065

RRR Radio
221 Nicholson St, Carlton VIC 3053


Inspire9 Richmond
1/41 Stewart Street, Richmond VIC3121

Startup Victoria
Level 3, 534 Church Street, Cremorne VIC 3121

Monash MADA
Monash University
Building E, Room E 2.03 Caulfield Campus
900 Dandenong Road, Caulfield East VIC 3145

Monash MUMA Gallery
901 Dandenog Road (MUMA gallery), Caulfield East VIC 3145


Small Giants
11 Princes St, St Kilda VIC 3182

Dumbo Feather
11 Princes St, St Kilda VIC 3182

Signed & Numbered
153 Greville St, Prahran VIC 3181

The Plato Project
5/570 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne VIC 3004


Kensington Collective
Cnr Chelmsford and Eastwood St, Kensington VIC 3031

Inspire9 Footscray at The Dream Factory & CoHealth & Engineers Without Borders
Level 2, 90 Maribyrnong Street, Footscray VIC 3011

Footscray Community Arts Centre
45 Moreland St, FootscrayVIC 3011

Kindred Studios
3 Harris St, Yarraville VIC 3013


RMIT Design Hub
Building 100 Cnr Victoria & Swanston Streets

Level 4/2 Kavanagh St, Southbank VIC 3006

111 Sturt Street, Southbank VIC 3006

Academy Xi
3/45 Exhibition St, Melbourne VIC 3000

Blue Chilli / Team Squared
4/520 Bourke St, Melbourne VIC 3000

General Assembly
Level 12A, 45 William Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

77/83 City Rd, Southbank VIC 3006

121 King St, Melbourne VIC 3000

WeWork (Bourke Street)
152 Elizabeth St, Melbourne VIC 3000

Queens Collective / Collective Campus
1/20 Queen St, Melbourne VIC 3000

Melbourne School of Design
Faculty of Architecture, Buliding and Planning
Masson Road. Room 220 Level 2 MSD

Foundation for Young Australians Hub
21-27 Somerset Place, Melbourne VIC 3000

Red Bubble
271 Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000

Melbourne Accelerator Program
Level 1, 333 Exhibition St, Melbourne VIC 3004

The Wade Institute (Melbourne University)
49 College Cres, Parkville VIC 3052

School of Life (City)
669 Bourke St, Melbourne VIC 3000

Sensory Lab (City)
297 Little Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000

Become a ‘friends of Matters Journal’ distribution or retail partner:
If you run a business and are interested in becoming a distribution partner for the free Mini Matters publication and/or a retail partner for the biannual print issues of Matters Journal (coming to you in February 2018!), contact [email protected] for more info.

Where: Pick up your free copy from around the city!

How much: Free!

More info: Matters Journal website


Recent Articles

  • Portable picnic: onigiri

    Onigiri is a staple found everywhere in Japan: from the aisles of convenience stores to fancy food halls. This week, the wonderful Julia Busuttil Nishimura shares two quick recipes for home made onigiri with mustard greens and umeboshi, and mushroom onigiri (scroll down for more), for a rice-filled belly on the go
  • Reimagining the Gaybourhood

    As a number of Melbourne's prominent gay venues started to close down, Sam Cremean felt a sense of loss. This prompted him to investigate what was happening to gay neighbourhoods internationally. He discovered that these important spaces were slowly disappearing from cities around the world
  • Sunyata: The Poetics of Emptiness

    Where European architecture starts with the exterior shape of the building, Asian buildings are imagined from the inside out. Curators of the acclaimed Indonesia Pavilion at Venice Biennale 2018, Ary Indra and David Setiadi, elucidate how 'emptiness' is sculpted in Indonesian architecture, one remarkable building at a time