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Tim Bennett

Tim Bennett

Insurance Expert

Tim Bennett is Finder's lead publisher for insurance. For over 10 years he's reported on news, politics, finance and other topics as a journalist and radio presenter. Tim's roles have included radio news reader and breakfast at the ABC, news producer for SBS and producer for Fairfax Media. Tim has been quoted as a health insurance expert on Television programs including 7 News, Sunrise, SBS news, as well as on radio stations including 3AW, 5AA and ABC Local. He's also been quoted in national news mastheads including the Australian, as well as The Daily Telegraph, The Courier Mail and more. Tim was also the co-host of Finder's Block Climbing podcast alongside tech journalist Tegan Jones.

To contact Tim for a media interview, please email aupr@finder.com.

Expertise

  • Personal finance
  • Heath insurance
  • Insurance comparison

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts (Politics) | Macquarie University | 2011-2018

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115 articles written by this author

Save $1,800 by switching health funds | Dollar Saver tip #77

Save $1,800 by switching to a more affordable health fund.

Tim Bennett 10 April 2024
Save $1,800 by switching health funds | Dollar Saver tip #77

Dental insurance

This guide examines how health insurance covers dental treatments and the pros and cons of the alternatives.

Tim Bennett 4 April 2024
Dental insurance

Cheap health insurance

Learn how to get cheap health insurance and what you can expect for your money.

Tim Bennett 4 April 2024
Cheap health insurance

Find the best health insurance in Australia

Our experts compared 30+ funds and analysed hundreds of policies to help you find the best health insurance.

Tim Bennett 4 April 2024
Find the best health insurance in Australia

Extras Cover in Australia

Compare extras cover

James Martin & Tim Bennett 20 March 2024
Extras Cover in Australia

Health insurance premiums to rise by 3.03% in 2024

Health insurance premiums are going up by an average of 3.03% this year. That's pretty good news for Aussies - 3.03% is on the low end of how much health cover goes up each year.

Tim Bennett 5 March 2024
Health insurance premiums to rise by 3.03% in 2024

Looking for the best travel insurance?

Compare travel insurance brands in 10 seconds and find peace of mind ahead of your next trip.

Tim Bennett 20 December 2023
Looking for the best travel insurance?

Bushfire Statistics Australia

Every bushfire season is different, but there has been a general movement upwards in the severity of the bushfire seasons that Australia experiences.

Tim Bennett 21 November 2023
Bushfire Statistics Australia

Fetch Pet Insurance Review

Is Fetch going to happen? Fetch Pet Insurance thinks so! Here's our expert review of Fetch's pet insurance offerings.

Tim Bennett 27 September 2023
Fetch Pet Insurance Review

Extras health insurance for international students

What is extras cover?In Australia, there are two types of private health insurance: Hospital and Extras. As an international student, your hospital cover will be included on your Overseas Student Health Insurance (OSHC) policy.Hospital cover helps with the cost of treatment in hospital, including emergency treatmentExtras cover can help pay for out-of-hospital treatment, like regular […]

Tim Bennett 16 August 2023
Extras health insurance for international students
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