Costs of Living


Costs of Living

Restaurants

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 www.melbournemarkets.com.au

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

Technology stores: www.jbhifi.com.au, www.dicksmith.com.au

Mobil phone SIM only plans

Virgin mobile from $20 www.virginmobile.com.au

Aldi Mobile from $20 AUD www.aldimobile.com.au

Vodafone from $30 AUD www.vodafone.com.au

Optus from $30 AUD www.optus.com.au

Telstra from $35 AUD www.telstra.com.au

All the plans compared included different data and minutes.

Recreation

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

National Gallery of Victoria www.ngv.vic.gov.au

Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria www.rbg.vic.gov.au

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

Melbourne Museum (students free) museumvictoria.com.au/melbournemuseum