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Kate Browne

Kate Browne

Managing editor

Kate Browne is Finder's managing editor for Australia. She worked as an investigative journalist and lifestyle editor at CHOICE and has written for publications including the Sydney Morning Herald, Sun Herald, The Age, news.com.au, Sunday Telegraph, The Australian, The Big Issue, Sunday Life, Kidspot and Essential Baby. She co-authored the best-selling non-fiction book The Checkout in 2016. You might also recognise her as one of the writers and presenters of ABC TV's top-rating consumer affairs show The Checkout, which ran from 2013 to 2018. She is a media spokesperson for Finder and regularly appears on Nine, Seven and on the radio. Kate has a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from the University of Technology Sydney.

Latest articles by Kate Browne

41 articles written by this author

Zero Co review: Cleaning products without the waste

Zero Co delivers zero waste eco-friendly cleaning products to your door with a starter box of reusable, recycled colourful bottles.

Kate Browne 22 September 2021
Zero Co review: Cleaning products without the waste

Compare Personal Loans

A personal loan can give you access to extra money to pay for something bigger than your everyday purchases, it could be for a car, a wedding, a holiday, or even some home renovations.No matter what you plan to take a personal loan out for, what you'll want to look for in a personal loan […]

Kate Browne 24 August 2021
Compare Personal Loans

ESK skincare review

ESK offers scientifically proven skincare products that are simple to use and effective.

Kate Browne 17 August 2021
ESK skincare review

4.2 million Aussies are making a big health insurance mistake

41% are missing a clear opportunity to save, Finder research shows.

Kate Browne 19 March 2021
4.2 million Aussies are making a big health insurance mistake

Financial Fitness Challenge Week 2: Check and improve your credit score

Understand your credit score with the Finder Financial Fitness Challenge.

Kate Browne 15 October 2020
Financial Fitness Challenge Week 2: Check and improve your credit score

Woolworths customers asked to wear face masks in NSW, ACT and parts of QLD

We look at rules for face masks at Woolworths, Coles, Big W and Dan Murphy's.

Kate Browne 31 July 2020
Woolworths customers asked to wear face masks in NSW, ACT and parts of QLD

Podcast: does superannuation need a makeover?

Does superannuation need a makeover? Senator Andrew Bragg discusses his new book Bad Egg: How to Fix Super.

Kate Browne 30 July 2020
Podcast: does superannuation need a makeover?

Face masks: Coverings to be mandatory in all of Victoria

Face coverings to be made compulsory in Victoria as the state hits a new record of coronavirus cases.

Kate Browne 30 July 2020
Face masks: Coverings to be mandatory in all of Victoria

Why aren’t face masks mandatory in Sydney?

As the rules for face mask use vary across Australia, some experts are asking why they are not mandatory in our biggest city, Sydney.

Kate Browne 28 July 2020
Why aren’t face masks mandatory in Sydney?

Face masks: Your questions answered by doctors

We put some common questions to two experienced doctors to get their advice on what's what when choosing and wearing a face mask.

Kate Browne 22 July 2020
Face masks: Your questions answered by doctors
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