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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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93 articles written by this author

Bushfire Statistics Australia

Stats and facts on bushfires in Australia.

Tim Bennett 21 November 2023
Bushfire Statistics Australia

Fetch Pet Insurance Review

Fetch pet insurance is not currently available on Finder. You can head to their website at www.fetchpet.com.au for more information or compare more policies in Australia below.ProsClaim up to $30k every year – that’s more than the majority of insurers.Claims paid direct to your vet – so you’re not out of pocket a lot.24/7 access […]

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

Travel Insurance: Compare and Save

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

Tim Bennett 3 August 2023
Travel Insurance: Compare and Save

HCF makes QR codes a thing for health insurance

HCF has partnered with HICAPS to launch QR codes to make it much easier for you to claim on your health insurance at the counter.

Tim Bennett 2 June 2023
HCF makes QR codes a thing for health insurance

Priceline Health Insurance Review

ProsPriceline health insurance member score extra benefits to the Priceline Sister Club, including double points.Priceline is underwritten by nib, one of Australia's largest health funds.Sister Club members receive a pretty decent 4% discount when they direct debit their premiums.ConsPriceline doesn't offer much product variety, with just 4 hospital and 3 extras policies. This could be […]

Tim Bennett 1 June 2023
Priceline Health Insurance Review

Compare health insurance with Health Insurance Finder™

Looking for private health cover? Follow these easy steps to find the right private health insurance policy for you.

Tim Bennett 26 May 2023
Compare health insurance with Health Insurance Finder™

Compare health insurance with Health Insurance Finder™

Looking for private health cover? Follow these easy steps to find the right private health insurance policy for you.

Tim Bennett 26 May 2023
Compare health insurance with Health Insurance Finder™

461 visa health insurance

What is the 461 visa?A 461 visa is a temporary visa that allows a non-New Zealand citizen who is a member of a family unit of a New Zealand citizen to live and work in Australia for up to five years. Unlike New Zealand citizens, who are eligible for Medicare (Australia's public health system), 461 […]

Tim Bennett 1 May 2023
461 visa health insurance

ING health insurance review

With 5 hospital plans to choose from, ING is likely to have something for your needs.

Tim Bennett 17 January 2023
ING health insurance review
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