Warning: This page is seriously out of date except for the amaysim entry I just updated and the dead links I noted (25/3/2022) this page has not been updated since 2016. Enjoy the history.
Some of the plans and prepaid deals I found that are suitable for low usage users, i.e. no more than $5/month, with no minimum spending per month.
|Provider||Pre/Post||Network||$/Min||$/Min (Same Network)||Flagfall||SMS||BillingPerSec 1)||Data per MB||APP|
|Amaysim||$0/month (Pre-paid $5simcard, min $10 TopUp/365 days credit expiry)||Optus||$0.15||$0.15||$0||$0.15||No||7.2c||iOS and Android|
|E.tel No Plan Autopay (dead link)||$0/month||Vodafone||$0.18||$0.18||$0.19||$0.25||No|
|Exetel||$0/month ($20 once-off activation charge)||Vodafone||$0.442)||Free(50 free 2-minute-max Exetel to Exetel per month; If an Exetel-to-Exetel call exceeds 2 minutes, it does NOT count as a free call, $0.33/minute will be charged for the whole call)||$0||$0.22||Yes||7c|
|Exetel HSPA||$5/month ($25 security deposit)||Optus||$0.50||$0.50||$0.00||$0.25||No||1.5c|
|JUST Mobile||Prepaid (180 days); min. recharge $15; SIM $5 (in credit)||Vodafone||$0.30||$0.30||$0||$0.15||Yes|
|Kiss Mobile (dead link)||Prepaid (no expiry) ($0.25c / week access fee); SIM $15||Vodafone||$0.30||Free3)||$0||$0.14||No||25c|
|Lebara Mobile||Prepaid (90 days)||Vodafone||$0.15||Free4)||$0.25||$0.15||No||10c|
|Planet ISP (dead link)||$0/month||Vodafone||$0.33||$0.33||$0.0||$0.165||Yes|
|SlimTel VIP $0 Plan(dead link)5)||$0/month||Vodafone||$0.34||$0.22||$0||$0.18||Yes|
|ALDI||$15/$30 ,365 days||Telstra 3G||0.126)||0.12||0||0.12||No||5c||iOS and Android|
|Telstra Prepaid Long Life||$70, 365 days||Telstra||$0.78 7)||$0.78||$0.39||$0.29||No||$2||iOS and Android|
- SN - Same Network. Usually applies to those calling inside the same company, but sometimes can also apply calling within the same mobile carrier.
- Data rate is for casual use. Lower rate may be available with fee or minimum spend.