Working on the streets, while there might be very rarely unpleasant experiences, it reaffirms that weíre basically a good speciesĖweíre okay as humans

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25 June 2020


Peter and I have sold together at the same pitch. Itís good to have that support, and itís nice to have the company.

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11 June 2020


The Big Issue taught me that unique people can work together with their flaws.

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28 May 2020


I like talking to people, saying excuse me, asking them if they want to buy a copy of the new edition.

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14 May 2020


The main rule that I live by is that if you donít give it a go, youíll never know.

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30 April 2020


To all my customers, thank you very much for the support. The income from The Big Issue took me off the streets.

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16 April 2020

Craig F

Itís been good. I like the freedom, the hours Ė you work whenever you want to work. The moneyís been good; itís getting me by.

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2 April 2020


The Womenís Subscription Enterprise has made a big difference. Iím a lot happier. Now Iíve cut my drinking. I havenít used drugs for years.

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19 March 2020

Robert B

I heard about The Big Issue from friends in Melbourne. When I moved back to Adelaide I thought Iíd give it a go.

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18 February 2020


I love being part of the vendor community and having a chat with customers. Itís helped me a lot with my social skills.

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13 February 2020

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