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Press releases

Jul
29
2021

Safer streets could lead to insurance savings in lockdown

Households stuck in lockdown urged to check insurance premiums as reduced crime rates could lead to better deals in certain suburbs or postcodes. Fewer break-ins reported in many parts of New South Wales including Sydney last year. Reduced levels of crime linked to lockdown may have a positive impact on insurance premiums, according to insurance […]

Jul
28
2021

Pricey purebred? A mongrel mutt could save you money on insurance

Mixed breeds are generally the cheaper to cover, with some costing half the price of certain purebreds, according to figures from Compare the Market. Popular ‘Frenchies’ are some of the priciest pooches to cover while Maltese cross breeds are among the cheapest. Demand for pets has surged with more Australian families welcoming fur babies during […]

Jul
21
2021

Driving less? Save more on your car insurance with this Simples check

Australian motorists could save hundreds of dollars on car insurance premiums if they drive less than they used to because of the pandemic or general lifestyle changes. Adjusting the annual mileage on a car insurance policy can have a significant impact on costs, with premiums varying by as much as $454 a year, based on […]

Jun
30
2021

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

From 1 July 2021, you might notice a change in your home, contents and car insurance renewal notices: your old premium sitting alongside your new one. This change is coming into effect across all of Australia after NSW introduced similar changes in 2019. This might seem like a minor difference, but it could lead to […]

Oct
09
2020

Worrisome wives tales: six sayings from your parents that are false

It may come as a shock, but many of the common old wives tales that we heard from our parents growing up are actually false. Cracking your knuckles won’t really give you arthritis, nor will being cold make you sick. Comparethemarket.com.au have created an infographic that examines seven common old wives tales to determine which […]

Oct
09
2020

How the shape of sports cars has changed over a century

When it comes to the fastest production (road-legal) cars in history, the last 10 decades have demonstrated how brands have really shifted gear to push performance faster and faster over time. Comparethemarket.com.au created a video animation to visualise the evolution of the fastest production car of each decade, spanning the last 100 years. As well […]

Oct
08
2020

Research indicates common human foods could be lethal for pets

Informative insights from comparethemarket.com.au have provided a detailed look into what human foods can cause serious harm to common domestic pets The research investigates human foods that are harmful to animals such as cats, dogs, birds, mice and rabbits, among others Many of the dangerous food items are common household items, such as bread and […]

Sep
24
2020

Fintech leader Compare the Market appoints Emma Alberici

Online insurance comparison website, Compare the Market Australia has appointed Emma Alberici as Chief Strategy, Government Relations and Communications Officer. Previously, Ms Alberici was Chief Economics Correspondent at the ABC, one of many senior positions she held during her 18 years with the organisation. Before this, she was a Senior Journalist at the Nine Network, […]

Sep
09
2020

The ultimate guide to student accommodation

Australia is home to some phenomenal education institutions and choosing which one to enrol with can be an important (and often tricky) decision. However, while tuition is a vital aspect when deciding which institution to study with, your choice of accommodation can impact your university experience even more. Comparethemarket.com.au has created the ultimate student accommodation […]

Aug
26
2020

How a 1,000km/h high-speed train could change life as we know it

Research explores what hypothetical high-speed trains could do to improve travel in countries across the globe Information on the futuristic concept was gathered based around developing transport technologies that suggest high-speed trains could operate at a speed of 1,000km/h The findings compare travel times between major cities in China, India, Japan, North America, Europe, New […]

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