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Due to the convenience of having smaller cities, everything is close by and the cost of living in Tasmania is economical.

Cost of living and budgeting

Your money can go further when living in Tasmania. It is a great idea to work out a weekly budget that includes your income from savings, part-time work and any family support as well as expected costs.

Things to consider in your weekly living costs are:

All the costs below are approximate only and in Australian Dollars (AUD).

Rent – from $120 to $250 if you are living in shared accommodation or single room
Utility Bills (water electricity, gas) – $20 to $30
Internet – $15 to $18
Phone – $5 to $10
Public Transport – $10 to $15
Grocery Items – $50-$70
Food and entertainment (eating out, watching movies etc.) – $50-$100

You can think about using the following websites while doing your budget for living expenses:

Insider Guides Cost of Living Calculator
Budget Calculator
Australian Money Smart Website