Retail Selected Items in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane

2005

2010

Items

Prices in Dollars and Cents

Sydney

Melbourne

Brisbane

Sydney

Melbourne

Brisbane

Dairy products

Milk 2 ltr whole milk

2.86

3.10

2.92

3.72

3.65

3.20

 

Cheese, sliced (500g pkt)

4.03

4.28

4.26

 

5.37

5.73

5.27

Butter (500g)

2.94

3.12

2.54

4.08

3.68

3.46

Bread and Cereal products

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bread white loaf, sliced (650g-750g)

2.51

2.62

2.45

3.82

3.82

3.57

 

Biscuits, dry (250g pkt)

1.87

1.90

1.74

 

2.37

2.33

2.29

Breakfast cereal, wheat based (750g box)

3.42

3.26

3.35

3.91

4.05

3.76

                           Flour, self raising (2kg)

3.52

3.71

2.84

 

3.13

3.25

3.40

               

Rice(1kg)

1.96

2.15

1.97

2.45

3.01

3.17

Meat and sea foods

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Beef

 

Roast beef (1kg)

9.84

10.57

11.36

 

11.06

12.33

12.08

Rump steak (1kg)

17.91

18.57

18.54

19.72

18.52

21.20

 

T-bone steak, with fillet (1kg)

19.19

18.75

18.46

 

20.69

21.19

22.22

Chuck steak (1kg)

9.22

8.87

9.19

10.88

10.43

10.99

Lamb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Leg (1kg)

8.76

8.24

8.97

11.19

11.06

11.38

 

Loin chops (1kg)

15.84

15.59

16.21

 

18.29

18.62

18.93

Forequarter chops (1kg)

8.05

8.03

8.05

10.71

10.36

10.59

Pork

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Leg (1kg)

7.10

7.44

7.60

8.63

8.95

8.49

 

Loin chops (1kg)

13.27

12.32

13.39

 

14.99

14.83

16.50

Chicken, whole fresh (1kg)

4.21

3.65

3.86

5.72

5.82

5.41

 

Bacon, middle rashers (1kg)

3.78

3.57

3.56

 

10.52

10.25

9.44

Beef sausages (1kg)

5.03

5.28

5.15

6.11

5.94

7.01

 

Salmon, pink (210g can)

2.57

2.58

2.64

 

3.71

3.17

3.45

Fresh fruit and vegetables

 

Oranges (1kg)

2.61

2.60

2.29

 

3.02

2.95

2.85

Bananas (1kg)

1.97

1.96

1.93

2.34

2.37

2.25

 

Potatoes (1kg)

1.27

1.76

1.86

 

1.49

2.44

2.01

Tomatoes (1kg)

3.80

3.56

3.75

5.34

4.59

5.16

 

Carrots (1kg)

2.02

1.79

1.88

 

2.14

1.95

1.99

Onions (1kg)

2.00

2.16

1.98

2.51

2.35

2.37

Processed fruit and vegetables

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Peaches (825g can)

2.43

2.61

2.44

3.91

3.77

3.85

 

Pineapple, sliced (450g can)

1.51

1.54

1.57

 

2.11

2.11

2.04

Peas, frozen (500g pkt)

1.52

1.50

1.62

2.34

2.15

1.91

Snacks and Confectionery

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chocolate, milk (200g block)

3.46

3.86

3.71

3.53

3.76

3.61

Other food

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eggs (1 dozen)

3.09

3.00

2.95

3.80

4.37

4.07

 

Sugar, white (2kg)

1.95

1.91

1.80

 

2.67

2.82

2.60

Jam, strawberry (500g jar)

2.55

2.56

2.40

3.19

3.35

3.30

 

Teabags (180g pkt)

3.80

3.75

3.42

 

4.18

4.32

4.27

Coffee, instant (150g jar)

5.71

5.76

5.28

7.88

7.98

7.97

 

Tomato sauce (600ml bottle)

1.83

1.75

1.68

 

2.05

2.13

2.05

Margarine, poly-unsaturated (500g)

2.49

2.54

2.40

3.24

3.23

3.26

 

Baked beans, in tomato sauce (420g can)

1.27

1.24

1.14

 

1.65

1.67

1.67

Baby food (110g jar)

0.78

0.75

0.72

1.22

1.24

1.21

Household Supplies

 

Laundry detergent (500g)

5.59

5.66

5.89

 

5.66

5.37

5.47

Dishwashing detergent (450ml)

3.40

3.14

3.42

3.49

3.47

3.73

 

Facial tissues (170 pack)

2.07

2.12

2.13

 

2.18

2.33

2.21

Toilet tissue (8 x 180 sheet rolls)

2.99

3.01

3.01

7.14

7.11

7.00

 

Pet food (400g can)

1.04

1.02

1.05

 

1.53

1.53

1.51

Private motoring

 

Petrol, unleaded (1 litre)

1.09

1.06

0.99

 

1.27

1.29

1.30

Alcoholic drinks

 

Beer, full strength (24 x 375ml bottles, case)

34.80

35.61

33.89

 

40.16

40.32

40.12

Draught beer, low alcohol, public bar (285ml glass)

2.04

2.48

2.26

2.81

3.16

3.03

 

Draught beer, full strength, public bar (285ml glass)

2.36

2.83

2.49

 

3.24

3.73

3.28

Scotch, public bar (30ml nip)

4.22

4.29

3.81

5.12

6.21

4.88

Personal care products

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Toilet soap (2 bar pack)

2.91

2.97

2.98

4.11

4.08

3.92