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


Making friends with my customers means the world to me; I feel like Iím a part of the community.

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6 February 2020

George G

The best thing about selling The Big Issue is that it helps me with saving money. Itís good for my mental health.

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14 January 2020


I just love The Big Issue so much. Every time a customer comes to buy a magazine from me it lifts my spirits up that little bit.

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7 January 2020

Ronnie S

I love selling The Big Issue. I love to talk to people; having chats and telling jokes with my customers is the best part.

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9 December 2019


I kept selling the magazine. Except for one break, Iíve been selling The Big Issue this whole time Ė Iím the last of the originals.

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27 November 2019

Bradley W

Since joining The Big Issue, I wouldnít work anywhere else. I donít want to leave this job; I like to sell mags and the calendars.

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12 November 2019

Andrew Sp

Iím born and bred in Newcastle, a stick in the mud.

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31 October 2019

Brian W

I moved to Sydney, where I heard about The Big Issue. I started selling Ė my first issue was #34 in October 1997. Iím now up to #597!

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14 October 2019

be a vendor

As a vendor of The Big Issue magazine, you buy magazines for $4.50 each and sell them for $9 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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