07 Jul '11, 11am

Australian cities among world's most expensive: Singapore is 10th most expensive city, up one spot from last year.

Australian cities among world's most expensive: Singapore is 10th most expensive city, up one spot from last year.

The soaring Australian dollar has turned the country's four biggest cities into some of the most expensive locations in the world. -- PHOTO: REUTERS SYDNEY- THE soaring Australian dollar has turned the country's four biggest cities into some of the most expensive locations in the world, according to a new global survey published on Thursday. Sydney and Melbourne are now the sixth and seventh most expensive cities on the planet, the Economist Intelligence Unit's biennial cost of living survey revealed. More significantly, Perth and Brisbane, major regional centres closest to the country's booming coal and iron ore mines, rose to 13 and 14 respectively. 'Ten years ago Sydney was ranked 71st and Melbourne 80th, while Perth was ranked 91st and Brisbane was 93rd,' the survey said. 'This is the culmination of a remarkable rise in the cost of living in Australian cities over the ...

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