Hi MrMoneyExpert I am very new to stocks and share trading, FOREX and the best I've found is from CMC Markets it also won Money Magazine's best of the best award for cheapest online broker for 2011, 2012 and 2013 with trades up to $10,000 (I'm pretty sure it's $10,000 I'm not trading that high yet) costs just $9.90 per trade:
CFD Trading | CFD Provider | CFD Broker | CFD Education | CMC Markets
Trade shares online from $9.90
Australia’s lowest online brokerage starting at just $9.90* and an online trading platform that officially offers the absolute best value in Australia^. With CMC Markets you get platform reliability, ease of use, research and charting, and website functionality.
*Money magazine's Best of the Best award for Cheapest Online Broker 2011, 2012 and 2013.
^ CANSTAR Online Share Trading Best Value Australia 2011, 2012 and 2013. CANSTAR Online Share Trading Outstanding Value Australia, casual investor 2011, 2012 and 2013.
There's a great chart from CANSTAR online share trading showing their star ratings here:
Online Share Trading Star Ratings - TRA
A bit more about CMC Markets:
CMC Markets Stockbroking - A guided introduction to our new stockbroking trading platform - YouTube
CMC Markets Stockbroking - A guided introduction to our new stockbroking trading platform
Learn how to find instruments, place orders, research trends, and discover our education offering with Investing IQ Online. Then you can apply online in minutes. Your driver's licence may be all we need to verify your identity and give you immediate access. And switching brokers is no problem either -- we'll do all the paperwork for you.