Each time I go back to Australia I nearly die at how expensive everything is. The prices are outrageous. I remember when I was growing up in Australia that we would always hear how expensive Europe was and how cheap Australia was in comparison, well that's certainly changed now.
Here's an article that my girlfriend Sarah found, written by Ben Groundwater in The Age on his reaction to prices in Australia when he got back from his adventures. Apologies for the formatting, it's just not coming together for me!