Generally, Beijing is relatively cheap compared to Europe or North America. How much money you spend depends on your lifestyle, however. A rate between 50 CNY10 AUD
and 100 CNY20 AUD
per day should be a realistic amount to calculate with. Also add in any costs of traveling, going out, or sightseeing that you might want to do.
(Hover over the prices in CNY to see the values in EURO, USD and GBP)
CNY = RMB = Renminbi - The People's Currency