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LEARN HOW MUCH YOU’LL NEED TO LIVE & STUDY IN MELBOURNE

Here, we give you a brief overview of how much you can expect to spend living in Melbourne, and what you can expect to spend your money on.

 

How much will you need

As a general guide, you’ll need about $18,000-$21,000 to cover living expenses for one year. This equates to roughly $390 per week or $1,550 per month. It will cover accommodation, food, transport, entertainment and mobile phone expenses.

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Accommodation costs

Accommodation costs vary depending on where you choose to live. Use the following as a guide:

  • Shared rental: $120-180 per week
  • Homestay $245-295 per week
  • Rental $180-400 per week

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Living Expenses

You should also consider the following expenses:

  • Groceries and eating out $60 to $150 per week
  • Mobile phone $20 - $50 per month
  • Gas, electricity $45 to $90 per week
  • Phone and Internet $25 to $55 per week
  • Public transport $15 to $50 per week
  • Entertainment $50 to $150 per week

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Average Living Costs

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Use the Australian Government’s calculator to plan your budget.

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