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Jem

Monthly outgoings Geraldton

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Hi im looking for basic outgoings in Geraldton Perth.

I know rent.

Just want bills like gas, elec, council tax, foxtel, car insurance

We have 3 kids probs a 4 bed home. 

Thanks

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I can't help with exact costs but: 

Gas is cheap but it's used less over hear

electricity is expensive and used more could easily be $500++ a month if you have aircon on in summer 

Council Tax =$0 the owner pays it in WA 

Water Rates = $0 you pay usage only so a bill for 5 could be around $50/60 a bill 

Internet is $69-$79 a month 

Foxtel is $35-$199 depending on your options

Fully comp car insurance is around $500-700 a year 25k car no claims / garaged 15k kms a year

 

 

 

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Hey thanks for the reply do you think these are the main outgoings. I would pay for medicare, do u know how much that is roughly

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27 minutes ago, Jem said:

Hey thanks for the reply do you think these are the main outgoings. I would pay for medicare, do u know how much that is roughly

Depends how much you visit the doctor, whether they bulkbill etc

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Medicare is 2% of your annual salary its charge at tax return time and depending on how you are paid and what how the tax is taken you may not notice it, i.e a small tax refund and medicare will swallow that up. (Or maybe not)  You will also pay a LEVY Surcharge too if your salary is higher.. I am single and have no children at home or on my medicare so, I really wouldn't know if thats makes a difference, sorry. 

https://www.ato.gov.au/Individuals/Medicare-levy/

 

However, My advice if to always find a Bulk Billing Doctor. Doctors who get medicare rebate and charge $80+ for a 10 minute appointment do not care about your well being, they care about their bank balance.. I may be biased but I have experienced a far superior service at Bulk Billed practices. 

 

 

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