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17 Outrageous Examples Of Rip Off Australia

The real Australia tax.

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1. Australia is a pretty expensive place.

Sunscreen: more expensive than gold.
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Sunscreen: more expensive than gold.

2. Because BARGAINS ARE JUST AN ILLUSION.

3. Even relatively cheap things are rip offs.

Really, we can all make it ourselves (for free)
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Really, we can all make it ourselves (for free)

4. And food prices are just strange.

$3.50 for a "glazed ring?!?" IT'S NOT EVEN A DOUGHNUT?!
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$3.50 for a "glazed ring?!?" IT'S NOT EVEN A DOUGHNUT?!

5. Taking your kids to that latest Disney flick? $100+

6. And our contrast to America is RIDICULOUS.

I know, I know, health and stuff. But if I want my 1.3 LITER OF COKE I SHOULD BE ABLE TO GET IT DAMMIT!
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I know, I know, health and stuff. But if I want my 1.3 LITER OF COKE I SHOULD BE ABLE TO GET IT DAMMIT!

7. Sweet 100% inflation Adobe!

Updated 20:40 AEST: In February last year Adobe brought pricing of its Creative Cloud offering into line with the United States, with individual membership at AU$49.99 per month (on an annual plan).
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Updated 20:40 AEST: In February last year Adobe brought pricing of its Creative Cloud offering into line with the United States, with individual membership at AU$49.99 per month (on an annual plan).

8. Tasmania: The optional state.

9. Speaking of GRAND THEFTS.

10. BARGAIN!

11. This happens everywhere and it's the worst.

It's just depressing.
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It's just depressing.

12. Pringles become a luxury item.

13. And supermarkets have given up trying to make deals.

"Hmm, I love Twix, but I only have $70. Oh well, guess i'll STARVE."
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"Hmm, I love Twix, but I only have $70. Oh well, guess i'll STARVE."

14. Really? I mean, come on.

JUST BECAUSE WE DON'T HAVE A 25c COIN?!
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JUST BECAUSE WE DON'T HAVE A 25c COIN?!

15. Oh you're from Australia? $10 PRICE INCREASE!

16. And even when things are cheap, you need your I.D. to buy them.

17. Still, it's worth taking this into account.