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Old 24th January 2009, 11:17 PM
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my fiance and i have a combined income of approximately $8000 net per month, we both work in the banking industry (for now anyway).

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The price of petrol has been going up since we're been here (July 2007) and we've found that some petrol stations seem to put up their prices on a Thursday or Monday and then lower them again but that may be because we're in a more rural area.

Some supermarkets offer you 4c off a litre if you spend a certain amount. If you are using this you must make sure that you go the petrol station that honours that offer since certain stations are with certain supermarkets.

I have a 2 litre car and it costs about $58 to fill it up with unleaded.

The last time I checked it was about $1.39 locally for unleaded with diesel being more expensive at about $1.53 a litre. (Locally meaning Mount Gambier in South East South Australia).

We don't use the car as much here so it's not so much of an issue for us.

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Karen you really are a big help...Thank you

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Hey folks!

Great thread posted here for us newbies wanting to get some first information.
Thanks to @all for sharing your time and information.

Cheers!

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Hi everyone,
This thread has really been informative, thanks so much to all who have taken the time to contribute.
We are coming from South Africa - many reasons obviously firstly the crime then the future for our two sons....
We will be going to Adelaide probably in the next 4-6 months - does anyone know about the schooling?
My eldest son will be turning 4 in September, does this mean that for him to go to a goverment school he will only be able to go in January or would he be able to join school sooner? He currently goes to a pre-schooll 5 mornings a week and just loves it.
My baby is 6 months but if I have to go and work when he is 1 year old, does anyone know the day care costs?

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Hey gonclaves!

I found this link somewhere on this site (forgot where, but thanks to the original poster!) but because I am a new member I cannot post the link:

Anyway if you google "raising children network Australia" you should find what you're looking for.

Hope it helps you...

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hey gonclaves!

I found this link somewhere on this site (forgot where, but thanks to the original poster!) but because i am a new member i cannot post the link:

Anyway if you google "raising children network australia" you should find what you're looking for.

Hope it helps you...
thanks i will do a search..

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Hey gonclaves!

I found this link somewhere on this site (forgot where, but thanks to the original poster!) but because I am a new member I cannot post the link:

Anyway if you google "raising children network Australia" you should find what you're looking for.

Hope it helps you...
Hi Clonetom
Thanks for the inof...every bit helps.
Tricia

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Default Cost of Living Sydney Lower North Shore

Sydney Lower North Shore 2 adults - per month:

Rent - A$2520.00
Food - A$600
Electricity - A$80
Gas - A$0 (no supply)
Water - $0 (renting and paid by the landlord)
Fuel: A$300
Harbour bridge toll: A$ 210

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When I was moving to WA, i couldn't find a thing on cost of living, so now I'm here I thought I'd share - family of 4, Mandurah (50 mins south of Perth on coast) PER MONTH

Rent - 4 bed, 2 bath, huge garden, very close to beach - $1360
Food - $800 - we use markets & supermarket
Electric - $100 - moderate
Gas $40 - water and hob only
Car insurance - $53
Contents insurance - $25
Petrol - 3.8l, V8 Commodore - $200
Mobile - $50 - pre-pay Vodaphone

Think that covers most things - anything else just PM me!

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3.8l v6 commodore

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