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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 […]

Aug
25
2020

3 in 4 parents support easing of health cover restrictions to keep kids on their policies longer

With an alarming number of young Aussies continuing to abandon private health insurance, the Government is considering a proposal backed by the health funds to allow dependant kids to stay on their parent’s private hospital policy until age 30. Now, new research reveals three-quarters of parents would support this potential move by the Government. The […]

Aug
25
2020

8 innovative smart home security ideas to help protect your property

Hundreds of thousands of Australians experience home burglaries each year. In 2018-19 alone, an estimated 231,000 households had at least one break-in, and almost 200,000 experienced an attempted break-in.1 The good news for homeowners is that innovative wireless and Bluetooth security products are now available that rival the features of more expensive wired security systems. […]

Jul
29
2020

Half of Aussie mortgagors have no will – but where does that leave your assets?

We all want to ensure our loved ones are cared for in the event that the unexpected occurs. Despite this, our new research reveals many of us don’t have a will – specifically, 48 per cent of mortgagors. Not having a will can lead to issues around who benefits from assets left behind and how […]

May
18
2020

51% of households not reducing energy usage in shutdown – even though 84% expect bigger bills

Australians spending more time at home during the pandemic is expected to result in higher household energy bills. Despite this, new research has revealed that households are likely so caught up with the crisis, 1 in 2 (51 per cent) have not actively reduced their electricity and gas usage at this time. So what can […]

May
13
2020

Millions of Aussies working from home set to see their energy bills skyrocket

A quarter[1] of residential electricity customers could be paying too much for their electricity because of their loyalty to their electricity retailer. Data from the Australian Energy Regulator shows that 24% of residential electricity customers are on a Default Market Offer (DMO). This means they are paying the highest rate for their electricity usage, because […]

Apr
07
2020

Fuel prices return to lows not seen in nearly two decades: data reveals the cities and suburbs with the cheapest petrol this week

Nation-wide shutdowns and restrictions due to COVID-19 are forcing Australians to stay at home, but many of us will still need to fill up our cars to carry out essential activities, such as grocery shopping, in the lead up the long weekend. The good news is that motorists are starting to see price lows they […]

Apr
06
2020

79% of Aussies with health cover have bought Bronze Plus or higher

The health insurance reforms introduced a ‘tiered’ policy system back in April last year, to help make choosing the most suitable cover for consumer’s needs more straightforward. Now, new health insurance sales data reveals consumers want more than just basic cover – in fact, more than three-quarters (79%) have purchased policies at a Bronze Plus […]

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