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Mar
11
2019

Meerkats “bend over backwards” to make health reforms easier to grasp

Leading health insurance comparison service Compare the Market launched the next instalment of its Simplesness series to the nation on Sunday night via its latest TVC. The TVC – ‘Relax’ – sees our favourite meerkats stretch and hum their way to Simplesness, a state of mind designed to empower people to save time and money, […]

Mar
07
2019

Three-quarters of consumers don’t know their health policy may close and 60% don’t trust their fund to switch them

Thousands of health insurance policyholders could be switched to alternative policies as the long-awaited governmental private health insurance reforms start to come into effect on 1 April. For the first time ever, health funds can migrate consumers from a terminated policy onto another product that their fund elects is comparable in price and coverage. Policyholders […]

Mar
04
2019

Our addiction to home comforts is growing: 3 in 4 Aussies rely on appliances more than ever before

Our addiction to comfort is growing, with new research revealing that 76 per cent of Aussies use more energy in their homes compared to five years ago, with a further third (33 per cent) owning more white goods and appliances than they did half a decade ago. The findings come from a survey of an […]

Mar
04
2019

Concerning new data reveals 59% of Aussies could be taking risks with their pets

While we like to think we never take risks with our pets’ health and safety, new research indicates otherwise. A survey commissioned by leading online comparison site comparethemarket.com.au found that 59 per cent of Aussie pet owners admit to exposing their pets to potential health risks and injuries. The survey asked an independent, nationally representative […]

Feb
11
2019

Consumers still in the dark about upcoming private health insurance reforms

One of the biggest ever shake ups to the private health insurance industry is just around the corner, and yet new research indicates the vast majority (65 per cent) of private health customers are in the dark about how the changes could affect them. As early as 1 April 2019, health funds will start implementing […]

Feb
07
2019

Tooth ache time bomb: New data reveals 2 in 3 Aussies delay dental visits due to costs

February 2019 Dentists recommend we have dental check-ups every six-to-12 months, however concerning new research has revealed that two in five Australians (39 per cent) did not visit a dentist at all last year, and 61 per cent delay dental treatments due to their expense. Leading financial comparison service comparethemarket.com.au[1] commissioned a survey of an […]

Feb
05
2019

Another rate rise: Is private health insurance now a necessity, luxury or inessential?

5th February Policyholders will face a range of changes and price increases to their health insurance cover beginning in April, with premiums rising, the rebate falling and a number of the government reforms coming into effect. With so many changes around the corner, leading health insurance comparison service comparethemarket.com.au commissioned an independent survey of a […]

Jan
30
2019

Teens are the biggest household energy wasters, new data reveals

An overwhelming majority of Aussies agree that kids are the biggest energy wasters in the home, with screens primarily to blame, according to new research. Leading energy comparison service comparethemarket.com.au[1] commissioned a survey of an independent, nationally representative panel of 1,087 Australian adults to gauge energy habits at home across the generations. Three quarters of […]

Jan
29
2019

Review and reap the rubles

Leading comparison service Compare the Market launched the next instalment of its Simplesness campaign to the nation on Sunday night via its latest TVC. The TVC – named ‘Million Rubles’ – which aired across freeview channels as well as Channel Seven, Nine, Ten, SBS and Foxtel, sees Compare the Market’s loveable meerkats brushing up on […]

Jan
14
2019

A tail of trends: Are you across the latest fur fads?

Whether you have a cat or dog, Aussies treat their pets as if they were part of the family. But how far do we go when it comes to spoiling our pet pals and assimilating them into our everyday lives? Leading pet insurance comparison service comparethemarket.com.au commissioned an independent survey of a nationally representative panel […]

Contact Details

For media enquiries and interviews please contact Claire Rosenberg or Hannah Twiggs on the details below:

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

M: 0418 351 178
P: 07 3708 8696


Hannah Twiggs, Public Relations Executive
hannah.twiggs@comparethemarket.com.au

M: 0422 965 049
P: 07 3377 8879

For all other enquiries, please contact: email@comparethemarket.com.au