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    Default What is your weekly budget?

    After all bills are paid inc money into savings etc what do you allow your family for one week?

    For groceries, petrol, small activities/ outings etc

    We are x2 adults x3 kids 6 years and under (only night time nappies for x2 and no formula)

    I try to stick to $500 per week but always seem to go over!

    What's your weekly budget?

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    We spend about 600 a fortnight at Coles/Woolies, 150-200 on produce and about 500 a month at the butcher. We spend about $150 a fortnight in petrol. But we only drive to the shops once in the fortnight. We are doing a major budget overhaul and after bills, groceries and petrol are taken out, I don't anticipate we will have much more than 200 leftover per fortnight

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    We are the same @yadot usually budget $500 a week but it's more like $800 due to eating out, then doing an activity like movies, bowling, tramp parks etc. My 4 girls sports were around $350 a week but we've cut it back to $100 a week after 2 decided to quit competitive sports.

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    We have $400 but it just goes towards food and petrol really. I keep cutting back on food and do meal plans but it doesnt make a huge difference as something always pops up and cuts into my budget.
    We are going to order meat again so that should help with the weekly bills. I really just need to grow some fruit trees and I will be rich again!!

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    At the moment about $1100 a fortnight - thats groceries, petrols, eating out, outings, coffee, birthday presents, clothes etc

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    $600 per week I allocate for food and groceries , outings , general shopping ect (petrol and after school activities/swimming for DS not included in that)

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    Default What is your weekly budget?

    We allocate about $300 a fortnight for groceries. $100 to hubby for coffee/ work lunch/ sport 3 times a week. And then $200 a fortnight for me/ kids activities/ family outings/ takeaway. $100 for petrol.

    So total $600-$700 fortnight.

    We are family of two adults and 3 children under 5.
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    Groceries $150
    Fuel $90

    We have no disposable income so that's our budget

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    Per week (2 adults, 1 toddler):
    $200 for groceries
    $70 for petrol (2 cars)
    $200 for little things for dd (clothes, books, little toy here sometimes), pet supplies (fish food, cat food/litter, chicken feed/straw), stuff for the house, and the odd takeaway meal, lunch etc

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    reading this has made me realise why things are so damn tough - we have $200/fortnight for food & petrol. There is no more left after rent/bills so can't go any higher. The joys of living on DSP & FTB

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