Food and groceries
Nutritious food can be expensive – these tools can help you work out what you need to stay healthy.
Work out how many daily servings you need from each of the 5 food groups.
Check in with your current habits and see where you might be able to improve your diet.
Use these tools to estimate and compare health costs, check symptoms or find services nearby.
Worried about your health? Select a symptom, answer a few questions and get free, government-approved health information and advice.
Use the Health Direct service finder to locate a GP, pharmacist or other health service near you. Then use the ‘filter’ button and select ‘bulk billing only (no fees)’ to sort the results.
Use this Australian Government tool to find and understand costs for medical services in Australia.
Choice compares thousands of health insurance policies and gap coverage from 46 insurers. There is a fee for this service, but unlike other comparison sites, Choice does not earn a commission.
If you want some support for your mental health and wellbeing, but aren't exactly sure what that looks like, the Head to Health quiz can be a good starting point.
Energy and utilities
Use these free tools to find energy-efficient appliances for your home and business.
Compare electricity and gas retailers and find the right plan for your home or small business.
Estimate and compare the running cost and energy rating of common household appliances.
Use these tools and calculators to compare costs.
Check how long it will take to reach your home deposit savings goal.
Compare the cost of switching your mortgage.
Work out your repayments before and after the interest-only period.
Check rent prices by NSW postcode using data from the Rental Bond Board.
Families and care
Use these free online services to work out how much help you’ll receive or money you’ll need to pay.
Find out what your family might pay for early childhood education and care.
Work out the amount of child care fee assistance you may receive when accessing in-home care.
Work out how much support you have available in your NDIS plan.
Find out how much you might have to pay towards your Home Care Package or aged care home.
Work out if you’re eligible to apply for a loan under the Home Equity Access Scheme.
If you get the Age Pension, estimate how much you can borrow under the Home Equity Access Scheme.
Use these free online services to model various repayments or work out if your income covers your expenses.
This budget template helps you work out where your money is going.
Work out how long it will take to pay off your card by making various repayments.
This calculator helps you work out what income you're likely to get from super and the age pension when you retire.
Compare super funds based on their fees and performance. You can also see how your personal super fund compares against others within your myGov account.
Work out your tax refund or debt estimate. It can be used for the 2015–16 to 2021–22 income years.
Transport, driving and fuel
Use these free online services to compare costs or work out the best way to move around.
Plan public transport trips from door to door, check service capacity and track your service in real time.
Filter by mode and choose 'community transport', then filter by region to find community transport in your area.
The Moneysmart Cars app can help you work out the real cost of buying and running a car.
Find a bike shed or locker near you.
Compare the 5-year cost of owning a petrol- or diesel-powered car compared with an electric vehicle.