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Jul
04
2022

Queensland trumps New South Wales in financial State of Origin

While the New South Wales Blues and Queensland Maroons will battle it out for State of Origin glory later this month, new Compare the Market research shows that Queensland would trump New South Wales in a financial State of Origin. There’s long been a rivalry between the two States over which is better to live […]

Jul
04
2022

Meerkats celebrate cutest event at Australia Zoo

We compared all 365 days in the calendar to determine that 3 July is in fact the cutest. That’s because it’s World Meerkat Day, a celebration of Earth’s most noble creatures that delight us all with their adorable antics. To mark the occasion, Compare the Market has teamed up with Australia Zoo to host a […]

Jun
27
2022

Pay-as-you-go health cover: Is it a good idea?

Innovative new products are entering the market to shake up the status quo and change the way people pay for accident cover. One such product is Flip, which claims to be Australia’s first ‘on-demand’ insurance policy and is very different to health insurance. This means you can choose to pay for cover when you think […]

Jun
23
2022

Back with a bang – Travel returns as Catriona Rowntree and Compare the Market help Aussies plan the perfect getaway

It’s time to dust off the passport, dig out the suitcase and plan your next overseas getaway. International travel is back with a bang and to celebrate these new horizons, Compare the Market is excited to announce it has partnered with Australian television legend, and travel guru, Catriona Rowntree. For more than two decades, Australians […]

Jun
20
2022

Why have I received a letter telling me that gas prices are increasing?

Amid a worsening energy crisis in Australia, many households have received a letter telling them that gas prices will soon be changing. In South East Queensland, New South Wales, South Australia and the ACT, gas prices tend to be adjusted annually on 1 July each year. Households and small businesses on variable rate gas plans […]

Jun
20
2022

How to cheat the system ahead of the ‘sun tax’ reforms

Solar customers have been urged to start changing their habits to avoid the sting of the impending ‘sun tax’ that will see users charged for exports when there’s low demand. The Australian Energy Regulator (AER) has confirmed a controversial shake-up to the solar industry that will see households charged for exporting solar electricity at certain […]

Jun
10
2022

Rental price hike bumps homeownership further out of reach

The ‘landlord’s market’ of rising rents and low vacancy rates is making it harder for renters to save money, new data shows. Compare the Market’s latest research found that just under half (49%) of renters in Australia had experienced a rent increase in the past 12 months. Of the renters who had experienced an increase, […]

Jun
09
2022

Australians warned their energy could be disconnected without following this step

Experts have warned the rising cost of energy could send some families into ‘energy poverty’ – a situation where people can’t afford to turn on appliances and fall into debt. To avoid disconnection, Compare the Market urges anyone in financial stress to contact their retailer to explore their options. It comes as Australia’s energy market […]

Jun
07
2022

RBA rate rise June 2022: Which banks are raising interest rates again?

The Reserve Bank has lifted the official cash rate again today in its June meeting, meaning home loan repayments will once again be on the rise. Following May’s 25-basis point increase – the first since 2010 – the RBA has decided on a bigger increase in June, raising the rate by 50 basis points to […]

Jun
06
2022

Aussies willing to spend over $10,000 to save their pets

What would you be willing to spend to pay for a pet’s life-saving surgery? Compare the Market found nearly 15% of Aussies would part with more than $10,000. Compare the Market surveyed Australians on what they’d be willing to spend on a pet if it was in a life-threatening situation and there was a medical […]

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