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How far do Aussies go to save a dollar?

From reusing teabags to saving the sauce from fast food restaurants, here's some surprising tricks Aussies use.

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From reusing teabags to saving the sauce from fast food restaurants, we’ve uncovered some surprising tricks Aussies use to save a dollar. Surveying almost 1,500 males and females across Australia, the research was done as part of our Big 1 for Value campaign.

As Australia’s biggest customer-owned bank we’re always looking for ways to help people save some money so we were really interested to find out what people were already doing to save a buck. Check out some of the key highlights from the research below.

What about you? Do you drink sparkling wine on New Years' Eve, instead of French Champagne? Do you ever get off the bus or train a stop earlier and walk if it will save you crossing into a different zone? Is your kitchen drawer full of instant coffee satchets, 'borrowed' from hotels? Share your favourite (or most embarrassing) money-saving tips with us in the 'was this helpful' section below.

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