Top 5 back-to-school sales: gadgets, backpacks & more

Save on the start of a new school year with 40% off backpacks and other big discounts we’ve tracked down online.

Kids love new school gear and supplies.

But the cost of sending them to school can add up quickly. Each year parents have to pay for fees, uniforms, backpacks, shoes and stationery.

Here are five deals we spotted to help you save for the school year ahead.

Online retailer Kogan has a bunch of useful deals such as $100 off a 2-in-1 Laptop & Tablet for $199.

A good backpack for a child can cost over $50. But eBay is heavily discounting them right now – and not just for kids.

Officeworks is going the extra mile to win your back to school dollar. You can upload your school list online or in-store, and they will pack your items, ready to collect free of charge.

Not only that but if you end up finding an identical stocked item at a lower price, they’ll beat it by 20%^

Aldi has everything from learning books to stationery, leather shoes and lunch boxes, while it lasts.

Optus is offering mobile deals for students for a limited time:

  • 15GB on $10Sim
  • 10GB on first $30 Recharge
  • Student tech offer