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No. 8 September Quarter 2011: Cost of Living Summit

14 November 2011

To coincide with the SACOSS Cost of Living Summit the September Quarter Update provides the regular update of changes in the last quarter, followed by a post-Summit report.

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No. 7 June Quarter 2011: Summary Figures

14 August 2011

The cost of essential goods and services—utilities, healthy food, housing and health are rising incredibly fast. The overall generic Consumer Price Index (CPI) never gives the real picture of those critical day-to-day expenses. 

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No. 6 March Quarter 2011: Food

14 May 2011

Data shows that food generally is going up faster than the inflation rate, and that healthy foods have gone up even more than food prices generally. 

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