The plans are simply unaffordable. We are being ripped off by the carriers. I was going to post about this, but a friend beat me to it with a better post on his blog.
As a fan of Apple (two Mac laptops and three iPods, including a Touch) I am very disappointed that I won't be able to by an Apple iPhone to replace my VERY old Siemens ME45.
Here is the link to Paul's post about iPhones in Oz.