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3 Aug 2021 15:34

AER announces rules to protect energy customers who struggle during lockdown

Written by Phillip Portman

Customers currently locked down in NSW and QLD won’t have their energy disconnected under new AER rules – providing they advise their retailer if they’re struggling.

women shopping in supermarket

3 Aug 2021 10:37

The supermarket tricks to get you spending more – and how to avoid them

Written by William Jolly

Here are some of the top tricks and tactics your local shop could employ to get you to spend more.

man installing solar pv system on roof

2 Aug 2021 10:10

Majority of Aussies back controversial plan to charge solar owners for exporting power

Written by Phillip Portman

A plan that could see solar panel owners charged for sending electricity back to the grid has been strongly backed by consumers, a new survey shows. Read more.

Power lines stretching across blue sky

27 Jul 2021 08:29

You can now get home and car insurance from an energy company… but is it a good idea?

Written by Eliza Buglar

You can now get home and car insurance from an energy company… but is it a good idea? Find out more with Compare the Market.

SA concession couple applying for the switch for solar program

26 Jul 2021 11:52

South Australians may be eligible for a free solar system under new pilot program

Written by Phillip Portman

With the Switch for Solar pilot program, eligible SA residents can switch concessions for free solar PV systems. Learn more.

young couple talking about the Victorian default offer

21 Jul 2021 15:20

Surprise mid-year price hike coming to Victoria amid energy market shake-up

Written by Phillip Portman

Victorian electricity consumers will see surprise mid-year hikes to the flat VDO tariff rates they pay, following an announcement from the ESC.

Couple has energy disconnected in victoria

5 Jul 2021 16:02

Victorian energy disconnections rise as pandemic rages on

Written by Phillip Portman

New data shows that alarming number of Victorians are having their gas and electricity disconnected during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more.

30 Jun 2021 11:32

Insurance renewal notices are changing: How to use yours to save

Written by Eliza Buglar

Home, contents and car insurance renewal notices are changing from 1 July 2021. Here's how you can use these changes to your advantage.

23 Jun 2021 14:37

Majority of Australians don’t act on their insurance renewal notices – and it could be costing them

Written by Eliza Buglar

A Compare the Market survey found most Australians don't take any action with their home and car insurance renewals, but industry changes are set to help.

A Skyline of Waste - Biggest Producers of Waste

14 May 2021 09:08

A Skyline of Waste

Written by Compare the Market

Discover which countries generate the most plastic waste, and which have the highest waste per capita, as well as the ones with the best recycling schemes.