According to the Bureau of Statistics, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 2.53% per year. Prices in 2017 are 53.0% higher than prices in 2000.
In other words, AU$100 in the year 2000 is equivalent to AU$153.01 in 2017, a difference of AU$53.01 over 17 years.
The current inflation rate in 2017 is 0.64%1. If this number holds, AU$100 today will be equivalent to AU$100.64 next year.
Politics and news often play an important role in economic performance.
Inflation Data Source: The government of Australia's annual (CPI) as provided by the Reserve Bank of Australia. The consumer price index was established in 1922 and is tracked by Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).