Costs of Living

Costs of Living


Lunch or dinner from $12 AUD

McDonalds’ meals from $9.50 AUD

7Eleven coffee from $1 (small)

Can of Coke from $4 AUD

Beer or spirits from $8 AUD

Markets and shops

Food and Groceries per week per person from $35 – 40

Food and Groceries per week per couple from $60-80

Where to buy: Aldi Store, Coles and Woolworths

Queen Victoria Market or visit

Other stores for clothes, furniture and more: K-Mart, Big W, Target and Ikea

Technology stores:,

Mobil phone SIM only plans

Virgin mobile from $20

Aldi Mobile from $20 AUD

Vodafone from $30 AUD

Optus from $30 AUD

Telstra from $35 AUD

All the plans compared included different data and minutes.


You can enjoy and explore a lot of free attractions in Melbourne CBD (City Business District)

National Gallery of Victoria

Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria

Federation Square (free activities like Morning Meditation, Tai-chi, fitness, yoga and more)

Melbourne Museum (students free)