David S

I started selling The Big Issue in 1996, from Ed#3. I went and signed up and sold that day. Almost 22 years later I’ve sold all over Australia.

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10 August 2018


You need to stay positive, I try to have a bit of fun with it, make jokes, listen to my radio, sing.

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24 July 2018

Kevin M

My name is Kevin and I am just an ordinary Kiwi guy who has a dream. That dream is to make a difference in other people’s lives.

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12 July 2018

David K

"The most important thing to me is being a good dad to my daughter."

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29 June 2018


"The Big Issue is like having a large, caring family."

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14 June 2018


"I view The Big Issue as a symbol of fighting back, of not giving up. The Big Issue really dug me out of a hole."

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30 May 2018


I’m Egyptian. I grew up in a big family in Cairo – five brothers and one sister. All of them educated.

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21 May 2018


I’ve been in Redfern my whole life. I grew up in shorts, no shirt, a “walkabout black fella” they used to say.

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15 May 2018

Scott, Potts Point

"I enjoy selling The Big Issue because it's up to me. I choose when I'm out there and I probably work harder as a result"

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7 May 2018

Sean J

"I just want to keep selling The Big Issue and meet new customers and vendors, take it one day at a time."

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19 April 2018

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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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