Cost Of Living Australia


I had a brilliant idea for a post. Well, I didn’t, one of my readers did. I had an email from somebody who wondered how much tax they might be stopped here in Australia. We thought some of you might like to know too. The above table is for residents only, but of course residency [...]


In a previous post about the cost of living in Australia, one of my readers, Shawn, suggested that the true cost of living could only be calculated after comparing average wages between the two countries. This was a very valid point and one I am going to address today. Once again, apologies to any of [...]


Hello John, got a new motor? For the majority of people the most expensive item they will ever buy in their life is a house. We looked at house prices in Australia the other week. Then there is the second most expensive item they will ever buy and for some that is a helicopter and [...]


Required for reading this post: maths level 2 or above. I have written about house prices before, but then the other day I saw an interesting article on Yahoo news which I wanted to copy and paste onto my blog and claim as my own. Two things prevented me from doing this. Firstly, apparently it [...]

Grocery Prices in Australia

In what may be (some of you may wish to argue and suggest other entries) my most boring post to date, I bring you a relatively meaningless grocery price comparison chart. I say boring because it wasn’t much fun writing it and I can’t imagine it makes great reading. But if you are considering coming [...]

Petrol Prices Australia

Today sees the launch of a new category on BobinOz. It’s called the Cost of Living in Australia. It strikes me that anybody interested in coming to live in Australia permanently, would be very interested in knowing how much it costs to live here. Call it a hunch. If you are looking for a short [...]