the australian dollar lost about 30% of value over the last year, so, unfortunately all those imports be they chinese or europaen or american, are about 30% more.
this might be a plus on selectronics.
compare customer service of say the midnite classic, to taiwanese mppt manufacturers and? already it is worthwhile paying more money. and the quality is probably much better too.
i mean as a tradie you wouldn't buy your power tools in aldi.