Prepaid High Data Plans

Make the most of your smartphone with these prepaid mobile plans that include a generous data allowance.

  • Lots of data for browsing and media streaming.
  • Control your finances and avoid excess data charges.
  • Freedom to change deals when you choose.
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Bring Your Own Phone
Yomojo
Featured

Unlimited Voice & SMS + 3GB Prepaid

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 3GB Data
  • $29.90/recharge
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Phones available
Optus
Featured

My Prepaid Ultimate - $30 Recharge

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 3GB Data
  • Deal: Bonus 1GB until 31.07.16
  • $30/recharge
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Vodafone

MyMix 1 Prepaid Recharge

  • 3GB data pack ($7/recharge)
  • 120 Minutes
  • 3.5GB Data
  • $15/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Lebara Mobile

$29.90 National Plan

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 5GB Data
  • Deal: Online only - 50% off First Month
  • $29.90/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Yomojo

Unlimited Voice & SMS + 3GB Prepaid

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 3GB Data
  • $29.90/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
amaysim

UNLIMITED 3GB Prepaid

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 3GB Data
  • $29.90/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Kogan Mobile

3XL Plan 30 Days

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 3GB Data
  • $29.95/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Woolworths

Pre-paid Mobile $30 Recharge

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 3GB Data
  • Deal: Bonus 1GB Data Included + Additional Bonus 3GB for new customers in the first month only (ends 30th September)
  • $30/recharge + $2 upfront
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Phones available
Optus

My Prepaid Ultimate - $30 Recharge

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 3GB Data
  • Deal: Bonus 1GB until 31.07.16
  • $30/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
ALDI mobile

XL Value Pack $35

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 6GB Data
  • Deal: Includes 1GB Bonus Data
  • $35/recharge + $5 upfront
Bring Your Own Phone
Lebara Mobile

$39.90 Mega Plan

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 7GB Data
  • Deal: Online only - 50% off First Month
  • $39.90/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Yomojo

Unlimited Voice & SMS + 6GB Prepaid

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 6GB Data
  • $39.90/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Hello Mobile

Unlimited 40

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 4GB Data
  • $39.90/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
amaysim

UNLIMITED 7GB Prepaid

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 7GB Data
  • $39.90/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
gotalk

Aussie 40 Unlimited

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 4GB Data
  • $40/recharge
10
Phones available
Optus

My Prepaid Ultimate - $40 Recharge

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 6GB Data
  • Deal: Bonus 1GB ends 31.07.16 & Data Free Music Streaming ends 16.07.17
  • $40/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Boost Mobile

$40 UNLTD+ Prepaid Plan

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 5GB Data
  • $40/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Telstra

$40 Pre-Paid Freedom Plus

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 3GB Data
  • $40/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
amaysim

UNLIMITED 1.5GB Prepaid

  • 2.5GB data pack ($19.90/recharge)
  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 4GB Data
  • $44.80/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
amaysim

UNLIMITED 7GB Prepaid Plus

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 7GB Data
  • $44.90/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Woolworths

Pre-paid Mobile $45 Recharge

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 8GB Data
  • Deal: Bonus 2GB Data Included + Additional Bonus 8GB for new customers in the first month only (ends 30th September)
  • $45/recharge + $2 upfront
Bring Your Own Phone
Virgin Mobile

$49 Prepaid Plus

  • $900 Included Value
  • 5GB Data
  • $49/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Lebara Mobile

Unlimited International Plan

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 5GB Data
  • Deal: Online only - 50% off First Month
  • $49.90/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Lebara Mobile

$24.90 Mini Mega Plan

  • 5GB data pack ($25/recharge)
  • $24.90 Included Value
  • 6GB Data
  • Deal: 50% off First Month + 1GB Bonus Data
  • $49.90/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Yomojo

Unlimited Voice & SMS + 10GB Prepaid

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 10GB Data
  • $49.90/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Hello Mobile

Unlimited 50

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 5GB Data
  • $49.90/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
amaysim

UNLIMITED 9GB Prepaid

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 9GB Data
  • $49.90/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
OVO

OVO for Mobile $49.95

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 6GB Data
  • Deal: 50% off ($24.95/month) for first three months
  • $49.95/recharge
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Phones available
Optus

My Prepaid Ultimate - $50 Recharge

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 8.5GB Data
  • Deal: Bonus 1GB ends 31.07.16 & Data Free Music Streaming ends 16.07.17
  • $50/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Boost Mobile

$50 UNLTD+ Prepaid Plan

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 7GB Data
  • $50/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Telstra

$50 Pre-Paid Freedom Plus

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 4GB Data
  • $50/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Hello Mobile

Unlimited 60

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 6GB Data
  • $59.90/recharge
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Phones available
Optus

My Prepaid Ultimate - $60 Recharge

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 11GB Data
  • Deal: Bonus 1GB ends 31.07.16 & Data Free Music Streaming ends 16.07.17
  • $60/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
OVO

OVO for Mobile $69.95

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 9GB Data
  • Deal: 50% off ($34.95/month) for first three months
  • $69.95/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Virgin Mobile

$79 Prepaid Plus

  • $1,500 Included Value
  • 8GB Data
  • $79/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Virgin Mobile

$99 Prepaid Plus

  • $1,800 Included Value
  • 10GB Data
  • $99/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Yomojo
Featured

Unlimited Voice & SMS + 3GB Prepaid

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 3GB Data
  • $29.90/recharge
10
Phones available
Optus
Featured

My Prepaid Ultimate - $30 Recharge

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 3GB Data
  • Deal: Bonus 1GB until 31.07.16
  • $30/recharge
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Vodafone

MyMix 1 Prepaid Recharge

  • 3GB data pack ($7/recharge)
  • 120 Minutes
  • 3.5GB Data
  • $15/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Lebara Mobile

$29.90 National Plan

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 5GB Data
  • Deal: Online only - 50% off First Month
  • $29.90/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Yomojo

Unlimited Voice & SMS + 3GB Prepaid

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 3GB Data
  • $29.90/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
amaysim

UNLIMITED 3GB Prepaid

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 3GB Data
  • $29.90/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Kogan Mobile

3XL Plan 30 Days

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 3GB Data
  • $29.95/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Woolworths

Pre-paid Mobile $30 Recharge

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 3GB Data
  • Deal: Bonus 1GB Data Included + Additional Bonus 3GB for new customers in the first month only (ends 30th September)
  • $30/recharge + $2 upfront
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Phones available
Optus

My Prepaid Ultimate - $30 Recharge

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 3GB Data
  • Deal: Bonus 1GB until 31.07.16
  • $30/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
ALDI mobile

XL Value Pack $35

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 6GB Data
  • Deal: Includes 1GB Bonus Data
  • $35/recharge + $5 upfront
Bring Your Own Phone
Lebara Mobile

$39.90 Mega Plan

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 7GB Data
  • Deal: Online only - 50% off First Month
  • $39.90/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Yomojo

Unlimited Voice & SMS + 6GB Prepaid

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 6GB Data
  • $39.90/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Hello Mobile

Unlimited 40

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 4GB Data
  • $39.90/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
amaysim

UNLIMITED 7GB Prepaid

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 7GB Data
  • $39.90/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
gotalk

Aussie 40 Unlimited

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 4GB Data
  • $40/recharge
10
Phones available
Optus

My Prepaid Ultimate - $40 Recharge

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 6GB Data
  • Deal: Bonus 1GB ends 31.07.16 & Data Free Music Streaming ends 16.07.17
  • $40/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Boost Mobile

$40 UNLTD+ Prepaid Plan

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 5GB Data
  • $40/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Telstra

$40 Pre-Paid Freedom Plus

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 3GB Data
  • $40/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
amaysim

UNLIMITED 1.5GB Prepaid

  • 2.5GB data pack ($19.90/recharge)
  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 4GB Data
  • $44.80/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
amaysim

UNLIMITED 7GB Prepaid Plus

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 7GB Data
  • $44.90/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Woolworths

Pre-paid Mobile $45 Recharge

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 8GB Data
  • Deal: Bonus 2GB Data Included + Additional Bonus 8GB for new customers in the first month only (ends 30th September)
  • $45/recharge + $2 upfront
Bring Your Own Phone
Virgin Mobile

$49 Prepaid Plus

  • $900 Included Value
  • 5GB Data
  • $49/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Lebara Mobile

Unlimited International Plan

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 5GB Data
  • Deal: Online only - 50% off First Month
  • $49.90/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Lebara Mobile

$24.90 Mini Mega Plan

  • 5GB data pack ($25/recharge)
  • $24.90 Included Value
  • 6GB Data
  • Deal: 50% off First Month + 1GB Bonus Data
  • $49.90/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Yomojo

Unlimited Voice & SMS + 10GB Prepaid

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 10GB Data
  • $49.90/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Hello Mobile

Unlimited 50

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 5GB Data
  • $49.90/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
amaysim

UNLIMITED 9GB Prepaid

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 9GB Data
  • $49.90/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
OVO

OVO for Mobile $49.95

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 6GB Data
  • Deal: 50% off ($24.95/month) for first three months
  • $49.95/recharge
10
Phones available
Optus

My Prepaid Ultimate - $50 Recharge

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 8.5GB Data
  • Deal: Bonus 1GB ends 31.07.16 & Data Free Music Streaming ends 16.07.17
  • $50/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Boost Mobile

$50 UNLTD+ Prepaid Plan

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 7GB Data
  • $50/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Telstra

$50 Pre-Paid Freedom Plus

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 4GB Data
  • $50/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Hello Mobile

Unlimited 60

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 6GB Data
  • $59.90/recharge
10
Phones available
Optus

My Prepaid Ultimate - $60 Recharge

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 11GB Data
  • Deal: Bonus 1GB ends 31.07.16 & Data Free Music Streaming ends 16.07.17
  • $60/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
OVO

OVO for Mobile $69.95

  • Unlimited National Calls & SMS
  • 9GB Data
  • Deal: 50% off ($34.95/month) for first three months
  • $69.95/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Virgin Mobile

$79 Prepaid Plus

  • $1,500 Included Value
  • 8GB Data
  • $79/recharge
Bring Your Own Phone
Virgin Mobile

$99 Prepaid Plus

  • $1,800 Included Value
  • 10GB Data
  • $99/recharge

Why Prepaid?

A prepaid plan is the ultimate way to control your monthly mobile phone bill. If you’ve ever been caught out with by a huge phone bill and you want to make sure it never happens again, prepaid is the perfect solution .

A prepaid plan is also a great idea for young kids. Teaching youngsters the value of money through a prepaid plan with a finite limit of credit is a great idea. They get a limited number of calls and SMS to make to stay in touch with you and their friends, plus some data to use browsing the web and staying up to date on social media.

Many people also find prepaid plans are a great tool for older people who may not use a mobile phone often. There are numerous plans which include a long expiry period: 90 to 365 days. Pop a SIM card into a cheap phone and it is available when it is needed, but it won’t need to be recharged every month.

Prepaid vs Postpost

The mobile market is split into two broad categories: prepaid and postpaid. The core difference between the two is in the naming; prepaid plans are bought in advance of their use, postpaid plans are paid for at the end of a set period, usually a month.

Practically, the difference is that prepaid plans have a hard limit. You get a set amount of credit (calls, SMS and data) and when you’ve used this you need to recharge your account to get more. Postpaid plans can be used before the agreed limits in the plan, but you will pay extra for this excess usage. For example, if you have used all the included data in your plan for the month your carrier might automatically top-up for account for a set fee.

Both account types serve a purpose and should be part of your consideration. If you want an always-on style of service you should get a postpaid plan. If you want total control over how much you spend each month you should consider going prepaid.

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