Ryan

"I love country music, I grew up listening to Slim Dusty, Lee Kernaghan and John Williamson to name a few"

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4 April 2018

Kevin

"People shouldn't be too judgmental about mental illness. It touches everyone in different ways, people from all walks of life."

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25 March 2018

Melissa

"We're all just trying to improve our lives for the better"

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9 March 2018

Andrew S

"The biggest benefit is meeting other people, staying in touch with the society and the reality."

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23 February 2018

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

be a vendor

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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