Opinion

Aussies pay $163/month on average to store the stuff we buy - how can we stop overconsuming?

By Louise Grimmer, Gary Mortimer and Martin Grimmer
January 4 2023 - 5:00pm
Around a quarter of customers cannot remember what is actually in their storage unit. File picture.
Around a quarter of customers cannot remember what is actually in their storage unit. File picture.

Many of us are drowning in "stuff". To find space for all our possessions, we are paying off-site storage companies. Australians spend an average of A$163 per month on self-storage, one recent survey found.

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