Cost of Living hub

The Cost of Living hub is here to help you make the most of your money with tips and tools, easy ways to stretch your budget, and access to trusted advice and support backed by the NSW Government.

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Find NSW Government rebates and vouchers

Start by claiming all the savings you’re entitled to.

Answer the tailored questions in the Service NSW Savings Finder tool to find rebates and vouchers relevant to you.

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Need help finding rebates and vouchers?

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Our specialists can help you find and claim your savings.

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Call us about the Savings Finder or send us an email.

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Hot topics

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Food and groceries

Love Food Hate Waste

Save money and make the most of what you buy with the NSW government’s free online program to reduce food waste and easy hacks for upcycling your leftovers. 

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Private health

Want to review your private health cover? The Commonwealth Ombudsman’s website explains how health insurance works and lets you compare and find policies that match your needs. 

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Managing money

ACCC Little Black Book of Scams

Don't let a scammer ruin your finances. Find out how to protect yourself with a free copy of the ACCC’s Little Black Book of Scams. It’s available in English and 10 other languages. 

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Energy and utilities

Free ways to save energy and money

Energy NSW shows you exactly how much money you can save by following their top tips to reduce your energy use around the house.

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Families and care

Child care subsidy increase

Have you checked your eligibility for the child care subsidy? The family income limit is now higher, so some families that previously were not eligible for the subsidy will now get it.

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Transport, driving and fuel

On-demand public transport service

Don't have a car? On Demand is a flexible public transport service designed to pick you up from home or an easy-to-access location and take you where you need to go. 

Popular tools and calculators

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Recommended number of serves calculator

Work out how many daily servings you need from each of the 5 food groups.  

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Energy Rating Calculator

Estimate the running costs of common household appliances or compare many to find the one that will meet your needs and save you money.

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MoneySmart budget planner

Understand where your money is going and whether your income covers your expenses with MoneySmart's free budget template.

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