Commuting: it's a controversial topic, and a major pain for many of us. But what are the average commute times in Australian cities and states? New research conducted to promote National Telework Week suggests that the worst commuting times are found in Sydney and Melbourne, where an hour-long daily commute is the norm.
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These are the figures, calculated by Payscale Australia Research:
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Commuting will always be more painful in big cities, but even in Tasmania, that average commute amounts to 7.2 days annually. If you can avoid having to travel to the office every day, the benefits are obvious.
How do those figures compare to your own experience? Tell us in the comments.