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13 Jun 2019 07:56

2019’s warmer winter may still hurt your hip pocket

BOM predicts 2019's winter could be warmer than average. How will this affect your electricity usage, and what can you do to save energy when it's cold?

13 Jun 2019 07:56

Flu season in Australia well underway with 70,000 cases reported

Tens of thousands of flu cases have already been reported in Australia this year, marking a busy start to flu season. Find out what's being done to help fight the flu and what you need to know about protecting yourself against it.

6 Jun 2019 13:26

More than 460,000 Australians donated blood

The Australian Red Cross Blood Service's annual report shows that more than 460,000 Australians made 1.3 million blood donations during the 2017-18 financial year. Find out how and why you could help with Compare the Market.

22 May 2019 16:56

Low-income earners more likely to use emergency mental health services

There are several factors that can lead to Australians needing emergency mental health care. Along with socioeconomic factors, find out what other cultural aspects can influence an Australian's need for emergency mental health care and what services are available. Learn more.

7 May 2019 14:06

Caesarean sections on the rise – especially for those with private health

Across the country, the rate of women giving birth by caesarean section, or C-section, has risen to 33% of births, according to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare’s (AIHW) 2018 report.

1 May 2019 07:42

1 in 5 Aussies experience work-related insomnia

Is your work keeping you awake at night? You might be one of the 1 in 5 people who have work-related insomnia. Learn more about common sleeping disorders, how they are affecting Australians at work and steps you can take to improve your sleep.

16 Apr 2019 14:42

Looking for a parking space? Parking congestion takes up 30% of all traffic

Studies have found that 30% of traffic congestion is caused by people looking for a car park. How does this affect drivers, and are there any alternatives?

9 Apr 2019 11:06

2019 Federal Budget wins for healthcare in Australia

Discover how the 2019 Federal Budget could impact healthcare in Australia, including reduced costs for some x-rays, ultrasounds, MRIs, cancer medications and more.

5 Apr 2019 11:15

Top 5 2019 Federal Budget wins that could put money back in your pocket

The 2019 Federal budget has come down and it includes some 'financial sweeteners’ that will see millions of Aussies get some cash back. So, what are the biggest budget wins?

26 Mar 2019 16:35

How long are we waiting in our emergency departments?

The AIHW released their annual report on emergency department statistics in December last year, which included data on waiting times in emergency departments in 2017-18. Learn more about emergency department waiting times as reported by the AIHW today with Compare the Market.

21 Mar 2019 16:35

Are shopper dockets and ‘old-school’ fuel discounts a popular method for dealing with high petrol prices?

Coles' deal with Viva Energy to try and make their Coles Express fuel stations more competitive raises some questions: are supermarket shopper dockets still a thing, and how can you save money on petrol? Read on to learn more about supermarket fuel discounts and some top petrol saving tips.

20 Mar 2019 11:01

Are Australians getting safer on the road?

In 2018, Victoria recorded its lowest annual road toll with 214 deaths on the state's roads. Is this representative of Australia overall? Learn more about Australia's crash statistics in recent years, modern car safety features and reward programs for safe drivers.