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social media spending

6 Aug 2021 15:41

How social media and apps are changing the way we spend our money

Written by Matthew Keogh

Australians are spending more of their discretionary income via social media and apps. Learn more about this upward moving trend.

Sydney Olympics 2000

6 Aug 2021 11:56

The Olympics are headed to Brisbane – what does this mean for house prices?

Written by William Jolly

Most of Brisbane (and Australia) rejoiced as the home of the brown snake was named the host of the 35th Olympiad in 2032.

customers applying for eapa assistance

6 Aug 2021 10:53

Further energy bill assistance announced for NSW families impacted by COVID-19 pandemic

Written by Phillip Portman

Households in NSW who need extra assistance paying their energy bills will be eligible for more financial support through the EAPA scheme. Read more.

3 Aug 2021 15:34

AER announces rules to protect energy customers who struggle during lockdown

Written by Phillip Portman

Customers currently locked down in NSW and QLD won’t have their energy disconnected under new AER rules – providing they advise their retailer if they’re struggling.

women shopping in supermarket

3 Aug 2021 10:37

The supermarket tricks to get you spending more – and how to avoid them

Written by William Jolly

Here are some of the top tricks and tactics your local shop could employ to get you to spend more.

Wing of a plane in a low lit sky

2 Aug 2021 14:40

Qantas joins 46 airlines to trial IATA digital health pass for international travel

Written by Nahima Kern

Qantas has announced it will be integrating the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) digital health pass for flights.

man installing solar pv system on roof

2 Aug 2021 10:10

Majority of Aussies back controversial plan to charge solar owners for exporting power

Written by Phillip Portman

A plan that could see solar panel owners charged for sending electricity back to the grid has been strongly backed by consumers, a new survey shows. Read more.

29 Jul 2021 09:48

Safer streets could lead to insurance savings in lockdown

Written by Sarah Orr

Reduced levels of crime linked to lockdown may have a positive impact on insurance premiums, according to insurance experts at Compare the Market.

28 Jul 2021 11:53

Pricey purebred? A mongrel mutt could save you money on insurance

Written by Sarah Orr

We reveal the cheapest and most expensive pooches to insure and the popular purebred that tops the list.

Power lines stretching across blue sky

27 Jul 2021 08:29

You can now get home and car insurance from an energy company… but is it a good idea?

Written by Eliza Buglar

You can now get home and car insurance from an energy company… but is it a good idea? Find out more with Compare the Market.

SA concession couple applying for the switch for solar program

26 Jul 2021 11:52

South Australians may be eligible for a free solar system under new pilot program

Written by Phillip Portman

With the Switch for Solar pilot program, eligible SA residents can switch concessions for free solar PV systems. Learn more.

Plane flying over mountains near Queenstown, New Zealand

23 Jul 2021 16:21

The New Zealand travel bubble will close – what are your rights?

Written by Eliza Buglar

The Trans-Tasman travel bubble between Australia and New Zealand has closed. Compare the Market helps you find out what your rights are for cancelled travel.