David H

The magazine does not just happen. And weíre not all homeless. We are not out there begging. Weíre working.

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20 February 2019


The Big Issue has made a lot of difference to me. Itís because of the people Iím meeting. Iím making a different life for myself.

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7 February 2019

Trevor D

I love selling The Big Issue. It's helped me appreciate myself a bit more. My self-worth has gone way up.

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18 January 2019

Wayne A

I have a cat called Lucky, she is grey and a really good friend, my Lucky. I have only had her for a few months, but we hit it off well.

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14 December 2018


Life has not always worked out the way I may have hoped, but I donít like to think of myself as a victim; rather I am a survivor.

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30 November 2018


I was put on a pension and was unemployed for nearly 20 years when the Big Issue opportunity came along. The Big Issue changed my life.

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30 November 2018

Michael N

Main thing in life is keep your head up. You take one step forward, one foot in front of the other.

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21 November 2018

Michael T

I was there when The Big Issue was bornÖ Nobody at that time knew what it was. But I am good at sales. I wouldnít do it otherwise.

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16 November 2018


Iíve been sleeping rough down at Bondi and in Wollongong. You almost get used to it...sort of. But when itís wet and cold you donít get used to it.

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1 November 2018


I like talking to people, and I do have really nice customers that chat with me.

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3 October 2018

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