Garry

"I grew up with my nan, basically. She raised me. I had a rough time at school, with my disabilities and all that."

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20 February 2018

Mark L

"Addiction and mental illness have had such an impact on my life, but Iím thankful to be in a better place now." Meet Mark L from Burleigh Heads.

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4 August 2017

Brad

"About 14 years ago I found out I had cancer. It will actually be 14 years next week since I got my first diagnosis." Meet Brad from Brisbane

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24 May 2017

Erik

"Something Iíve been wanting to do for a long time is to run my own gardening business." Meet Erik from Melbourne

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24 May 2017

Grant, Canberra

"One day I hope to work for myself and then I can make more money and have enough for my retirement at 50 or 60" Meet Grant from Canberra

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1 May 2017

Shane D, Perth

"Working as a vendor has allowed me to travel Australia and I have met all kinds of interesting people" Meet Shane D from Perth

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1 May 2017

Glenn F, Sydney

"I do a lot of volunteer work at festivals, too. Iíve done Sydney Festival and Motorsport." Meet Glenn F from Sydney

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1 May 2017

Luke M, Adelaide

"I am a public transport enthusiast! I like buses, trains and trams and reading about the state transport system." Meet Luke M from Adelaide

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30 April 2017

Allan C, Melbourne

"I enjoy singing. It makes me happier. I love singing ĎHallelujahí by Leonard Cohen. I love that song." Meet Allan from Melbourne

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26 April 2017

Dom, Brisbane

"I really enjoy watching AFL, and have been a one-eyed Collingwood supporter my whole life." Meet Dom from Brisbane

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26 April 2017

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As a vendor of The Big Issue magazine, you buy magazines for $3.50 each and sell them for $7 each, which puts cash in your pocket to help make ends meet. To find out more or to refer someone, please contact the vendor support team in your local state.

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