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a woman holding her newborn baby

18 Dec 2020 14:33

Assisted births for first-time mothers on the rise

Written by James McCay

The number of caesareans, induction and instrumental birth among first-time mothers is increasing. What does this mean for women, and does it impact the cost the cost of care?

Old wives tales: fact or fiction?

9 Oct 2020 08:23

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

Written by Hannah Norton

A list of seven common old wives tales that are proven false, and some that are true.

The evolution of sports cars over a century.

9 Oct 2020 08:08

How the shape of sports cars has changed over a century

Written by Hannah Norton

A video animation to show the evolution of how sports cars have changed over time.

What not to feed your pets.

8 Oct 2020 14:57

Research indicates common human foods could be lethal for pets

Written by Hannah Norton

Research shows that many common human foods could be lethal for our furry friends.

close up of surgeons carrying out surgery on patient

28 Sep 2020 16:37

Private elective surgeries back on track but public waiting list times set to grow

Written by James McCay

Aussies may face even longer waiting list times for elective surgery across most state public hospitals. These waiting lists had already ballooned, following March-April’s temporary, nation-wide pause on non-urgent elective surgeries to help combat COVID-19.[1]CEO of Private Healthcare Australia, Dr...

24 Sep 2020 10:13

Fintech leader Compare the Market appoints Emma Alberici

Written by Compare the Market

Online insurance comparison website, Compare the Market Australia has appointed Emma Alberici as Chief Strategy, Government Relations and Communications Officer.

woman calculating her bills

16 Sep 2020 11:03

One in ten people have deferred mortgage repayments, according to 2020 survey

Written by Eliza Buglar

The latest Financial Conscious Index from Compare the Market shows one in ten mortgage holders have deferred their payments. Find out what else FCI revealed.

Business man holding a gold medal.

15 Sep 2020 15:38

Older Millennials, younger Gen Xers are the most financially conscious in 2020

Written by Kenneth Young

Find out how your generation ranked in our annual quiz! Did the Baby Boomers beat those pesky Millennials?

woman with hay fever

10 Sep 2020 13:43

Nearly 1 in 5 Australians suffer from hay fever

Written by Matthew Keogh

Did you know that hay fever is common health condition that affects millions of Australians all year round? Read on to learn more about hay fever.

Students waving at one another

9 Sep 2020 15:58

The ultimate guide to student accommodation

Written by Hannah Norton

A comprehensive guide to the different types of student accommodation in Australia, including pros, cons and costs.

a woman managing her finances at home using a laptop holding head in hands

9 Sep 2020 13:25

A pink recession: COVID-19’s impact on women’s finances

Written by James McCay

Average scores for women are lower than men’s on the Financial Consciousness Index. With women already facing a pink recession, COVID-19 is making things worse.

A map of Australia with Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne highlighted.

26 Aug 2020 16:18

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

Written by Hannah Norton

Research insights surrounding developing transport technologies suggest what high-speed trains could do to improve travel across the globe.