High Electricity Costs in Australia 2017

Australian households pay highest power prices in world

That is the headline from a 4th August 2017 news article, and an Australian TV report shown on the 5th August 2017. The report says: “Australian residential customers are paying the highest… Read the rest


Cost of Living Index 2017 UK – Australia

Cost of Living Index 2017

The following figures are extracted from the 2017 Mid Year Cost of Living Index at Numbeo 2017 Mid Year. The extracted figures include the most and the least expensive Cities from the 511 Cities in… Read the rest

Cost of Living Index 2017

The following figures are extracted from the 2017 Mid Year Cost of Living Index at Numbeo 2017 Mid Year. The extracted figures include the most and the least expensive Cities from the 511 Cities in… Read the rest


Sydney or London, which has the cheapest cost of living

Comparative Cost of Living between London and Sydney, comparing costs to Average Income after tax

Using data from www.numbeo.com, for the two cities of Sydney and London in March 2015, we compared each Cities costs to the Average after tax… Read the rest


One in 10 Australians say they cannot afford to buy enough food..

A report from the Guardian newspaper states that “One in 10 Australians say they cannot afford to buy enough food..”  and that “Relative poverty in Australia is higher than the OECD average”. How accurate is this and what does it… Read the rest


Australians have 4th highest Disposable Income in the world

According to the OECD, Australians have the 4th highest disposable Income in the world AND the 3rd highest average wage. Disposable Income: 2012 USD  Full Time     Disposable Income Country 1  $                      38,753  United States 2  $                      38,210  Ireland 3  … Read the rest


Food Prices UK and Australia in 2011

A few comparisons of Food prices in the United Kingdom and Australia in June 2011.

United Kingdom: Tesco Supermarket

The four groups of food above show the following prices from: www.tesco.com on June 28th 2011 £0.60 Tesco Medium Sliced White… Read the rest


Electricity Providers and Supply in Australia

Electricity Supply in Australia Electricity comparison UK and Australia Electricity supply in the UK Normal Household Electricity is: 240 volts, 50 Hz, 13 amps max. The normal electricity system frequency in the UK is 50Hz. The National Grid has statutory… Read the rest


Solar Electricity in Australia

Solar Electricity in Australia The New Solar Power Rebates from June 2009 Solar Credits To Replace Solar Rebate In Australia… Some of the changes include: Minimum 1.5 kilowatt System No Income Limit More Details…. www.orer.gov.au Photovoltaic Solar Power systems This… Read the rest