The Minimum Living Cost/Year

The Department of Home Affairs has financial requirements you must meet in order to receive a student visa.
Below is the minimum living cost that you will require in Australia:

List Items Australian Dollar ($)
You
$21,041
Your Partner
$7,362
Your First Child
$3,152
Every Other Child
$2,790

Hostels and Guesthouses

$90 to $150 per week

Shared Rental

$95 to $215 per week

On Campus

$110 to $280 per week

Homestay

$235 to $325 per week

Rental

$185 to $440 per week

Boarding Schools

$11,000 to $22,000 a year

Groceries and Eating Out

$140 to $280 per week

Gas, Electricity

$10 to $20 per week

Phone and Internet

$15 to $30 per week

Public Transport

$30 to $60 per week

Car (after purchase)

$150 to $260 per week

Entertainment

$80 to $150 per week

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