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Man installing solar pv system on rooftop

16 Aug 2021 14:05

AEMC passes revamped plan to charge solar owners for exporting power

Written by Phillip Portman

Demand-based pricing will soon be introduced for solar panel owners who export electricity back to the grid, but free options will remain. Read more.

Google searches

12 Aug 2021 11:44

Lockdown finances: What are Australians searching for on Google?

Written by William Jolly

We looked into Google Trends data to find out what money-related terms people are searching for in lockdown.

A drone from front on

10 Aug 2021 10:57

How would major Aussie cities fare with drone deliveries?

Written by Nahima Kern

Compare the Market sat down with Wing to see the future of drone deliveries in Australia

Plates of various food on a wooden table

10 Aug 2021 08:10

Which recipes does lockdown have us searching for?

Written by Eliza Buglar

Over the last month alone, four different states have been sent into lockdown due to COVID-19 outbreaks, sending millions of people across the country into the confines of their homes.With more free time at home on their hands, we’re sure...

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.

Sydney property

3 Aug 2021 10:47

House prices see nearly 20% annual growth in 2021

Written by William Jolly

Recent house price data has shown double digit growth over the past 12 months, with the national average almost reaching 20%.

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.