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Jun
02
2014

Men Need to ‘Man Up’ and Focus on their Health

Monday, 2 June 2014 – Nearly two-thirds (60%) of middle-aged men don’t bother going to the doctors until they’re already sick, and 1% admit to never having seen a doctor in their lives, says new research from price comparison website comparethemarket.com.au. “Men notoriously only visit the doctor when they know something’s wrong, which is a […]

May
14
2014

How Families Can Beat The Budget Cuts

It’s clear from last night’s Budget that middle-income Australian families are going to feel the brunt of bringing the budget back to surplus. With families already feeling the pinch on their household budgets from April’s 6.2% average increase in health insurance premiums, as well as news that energy prices are set to soar across the […]

May
07
2014

Private health insurance could surge as Aussies react to Budget hype

Consumers encouraged to shop around for right insurance, not panic buy. The number of Australians with private health insurance could surge if the Commission of Audit’s recommendations are picked up by the Coalition government in next week’s Federal Budget. Huge numbers of high-earning Australians will turn to private health insurance in an effort to avoid […]

Apr
16
2014

Petrol prices likely to peak at Easter: major cities compared

There may be unwelcome news for motorists this long weekend: with unleaded petrol (ULP) prices increasing by as much as 18 cents[1] per litre in some major cities over the past week alone, it’s likely the price hike will peak into Easter. Since 10 April, the petrol cycle in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide has […]

Mar
27
2014

18-24 year olds least likely to take advantage of health insurance benefits – including hospital cover

Comparethemarket.com.au’s latest research highlights 18-24 year olds are more ignorant than any other age group about the benefits available to them through private health insurance, and are least likely to take advantage of those benefits*. With accidents likely being the major reason this age group would require hospital cover, the survey by comparethemarket.com.au found that […]

Mar
24
2014

Young drivers to reap benefits from telematics insurance policies

Young drivers are slugged the most with high car insurance premiums but this could be changing, says a leading insurance comparison expert. With the release of new in-car “black box” devices that monitor driving behaviour and usage, new drivers may be able to make savings on their premiums. The in-car devices, officially known as ‘telematics’, […]

Mar
10
2014

Aleksandr and Sergei urging Aussies to compare before April 1

Comparethemarket.com.au launches another hit TVC series In less than six months Aleksandr’s Facebook page has grown 50 per cent Aleksandr’s Facebook likes to surpass 100,000 in Q4 of financial year The Aleksandr YouTube Channel at 1 million-plus views The popularity of Australia’s favourite meerkat, Aleksandr Orlov, continues to surpass all expectations as the furry star […]

Feb
12
2014

Households to expect energy bill shock

With weather forecasters predicting that the apocalyptic heatwaves may be here to stay through summer and with surprising new data just released on household energy spends, leading energy comparison website comparethemarket.com.au cautions that Australians need to be more mindful of their energy usage and energy plans to avoid bill shock. “With health insurance premiums increasing from […]

Feb
01
2014

News: Health Insurance Premium Increases | comparethemarket.com.au

New research: Nearly 50% of Australian households to cut expenses and 42% to switch policies to afford hike in health insurance premiums Research by a leading health-insurance comparison website reveals 47 per cent of households would cut back on household expenses to afford the upcoming increase in private health insurance premiums. Nearly 42 per cent […]

Jan
21
2014

News: How to Reduce Petrol Spends | comparethemarket.com.au

With petrol prices hitting a 10-year January high this month – and tipped to stay that way – Australians, now more than ever, need to be aware of where they’re topping up and when. Grant Waldeck, spokesperson at leading comparison website comparethemarket.com.au, which offers free petrol-price comparisons Australia-wide, says: “Petrol makes up a large part […]

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Claire Rosenberg, Public Relations Manager
claire.rosenberg@comparethemarket.com.au

M: 0418 351 178
P: 07 3708 8696


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hannah.twiggs@comparethemarket.com.au

M: 0422 965 049
P: 07 3377 8879

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