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What is a Green Slip?

Greenslip is the term commonly used in NSW for Compulsory Third Party (CTP) insurance. A greenslip is an insurance policy that covers the vehicle owner for people killed or injured in a motor vehicle accident involving their vehicle.

A greenslip is a legal requirement for all motor vehicles registered in NSW, except trailers, which are covered by the towing vehicle. A greenslip does not cover damage to cars or property.

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Why Do I Need a Green Slip?

CTP greenslips are mandatory in NSW because even very good and experienced drivers are sometimes involved in road accidents.

CTP insurance provides protection from the burden of paying for somebody else’s injuries, especially if they are serious and lifelong. Many people do not have the financial resources to pay the considerable legal and health-related costs of treating somebody’s serious injuries from a vehicle accident.

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Why Compare Prices?

It is worth comparing greenslip prices before renewing registration. Prices vary and the cheapest insurer last year may not be the cheapest insurer this year. Insurers charge different prices depending on customer risk levels.

Insurers use their own weightings to different risk factors to determine the premiums they will charge. Two insurers include At-Fault Driver Cover with their greenslips as an added benefit.

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Latest News & Articles

Not much time left to get your greenslip refund

There are still 759,000 vehicle owners who have not claimed their share of the $29 million greenslip refund. They have until 30 September 2019 to do so. After that, any money left unclaimed will go towards reducing the Fund Levy.

First performance ratings for NSW CTP insurers

Many vehicle owners use the greenslips.com.au calculator to help them choose one of the five CTP insurers. While some just want the cheapest price, others want to know more about each insurer. Until now, there has been no official information published about insurer performance in the NSW CTP scheme.

Insurer ratings are on the way

SIRA is calling for feedback on its draft customer service principles for CTP insurers in NSW. As the government body that oversees CTP insurers, it wants more focus on quality customer service. Interested parties have until 19 August 2019 to make a submission.

greenslips.com.au begins a new partnership with Can Assist

In June 2019, greenslips.com.au got together with Can Assist, the Cancer Patients’ Assistance Society of NSW. Can Assist is a volunteer network that gives financial and practical support to country people in NSW who are affected by cancer.

No more green slips from CIC Allianz

Allianz has announced CIC Allianz will no longer offer green slips as of 15 January 2019. The insurer will offer Allianz greenslips to customers of CIC Allianz when they next renew registration.

Why we will not give up our cars

There are 19.5 million registered vehicles travelling on Australia’s roads this year, 1.7% more than in 2018. This is slightly below the 2.1% annual average, but still climbing. In the US, car ownership goes up by about 4% per year. So why did academic Tony Seba claim private car ownership would drop 80% by 2030? […]

Where is petrol heading?

Stopping to buy petrol or diesel for your vehicle is an everyday task you may not think much about. Even so, experts are predicting the demise of petroleum, vehicles that run on fossil fuels, and your local service station. One report predicts 80% of fuel retailers could be out of business within 15 years.

Long commutes are getting longer

If you drive to work in Sydney, you probably know it’s taking longer than it used to. The average return commute is now 71 minutes. Sydneysiders endure much the same commute time as drivers in Ankara in Turkey, San Diego in the USA and St Petersburg in Russia. Meanwhile, the 71 minute average obscures the […]

The real costs of owning a car

Do you know the total costs of owning your car? Royal Automobile Association (RAA) says the average weekly cost of running a car in 2019 is $228, up from $218 in 2018. While most people need their vehicle only 5% of the time, it still costs them around $12,000 a year.

Not much time left to get your greenslip refund

There are still 759,000 vehicle owners who have not claimed their share of the $29 million greenslip refund. They have until 30 September 2019 to do so. After that, any money left unclaimed will go towards reducing the Fund Levy.

First performance ratings for NSW CTP insurers

Many vehicle owners use the greenslips.com.au calculator to help them choose one of the five CTP insurers. While some just want the cheapest price, others want to know more about each insurer. Until now, there has been no official information published about insurer performance in the NSW CTP scheme.

Insurer ratings are on the way

SIRA is calling for feedback on its draft customer service principles for CTP insurers in NSW. As the government body that oversees CTP insurers, it wants more focus on quality customer service. Interested parties have until 19 August 2019 to make a submission.

greenslips.com.au begins a new partnership with Can Assist

In June 2019, greenslips.com.au got together with Can Assist, the Cancer Patients’ Assistance Society of NSW. Can Assist is a volunteer network that gives financial and practical support to country people in NSW who are affected by cancer.

No more green slips from CIC Allianz

Allianz has announced CIC Allianz will no longer offer green slips as of 15 January 2019. The insurer will offer Allianz greenslips to customers of CIC Allianz when they next renew registration.

Why we will not give up our cars

There are 19.5 million registered vehicles travelling on Australia’s roads this year, 1.7% more than in 2018. This is slightly below the 2.1% annual average, but still climbing. In the US, car ownership goes up by about 4% per year. So why did academic Tony Seba claim private car ownership would drop 80% by 2030? […]

Where is petrol heading?

Stopping to buy petrol or diesel for your vehicle is an everyday task you may not think much about. Even so, experts are predicting the demise of petroleum, vehicles that run on fossil fuels, and your local service station. One report predicts 80% of fuel retailers could be out of business within 15 years.

Long commutes are getting longer

If you drive to work in Sydney, you probably know it’s taking longer than it used to. The average return commute is now 71 minutes. Sydneysiders endure much the same commute time as drivers in Ankara in Turkey, San Diego in the USA and St Petersburg in Russia. Meanwhile, the 71 minute average obscures the […]

The real costs of owning a car

Do you know the total costs of owning your car? Royal Automobile Association (RAA) says the average weekly cost of running a car in 2019 is $228, up from $218 in 2018. While most people need their vehicle only 5% of the time, it still costs them around $12,000 a year.

Green Slip NSW

This website is all about CTP Green Slip insurance in NSW.

We are a resource for people seeking information or about to purchase a green slip. We allow you to compare greenslip prices, products, services and insurers. We explain how the greenslip scheme works.

Our greenslips.com.au Calculator provides price estimates for all the greenslip insurers, based on your vehicle and details. As well as price estimates and insurer contact details, our calculator provides information on other factors you should consider, including at-fault driver cover (an additional benefit offered by some insurers) and discounts which may be available on other products. 

Your Green Slip

Greenslips is a generic term for compulsory third party insurance. Greenslips are also referred to as CTP Greenslips, green slips, green slip, greenslip insurance, CTP and CTP Insurance. A greenslip or compulsory third party insurance (CTP) is a legal requirement for vehicles registered in NSW. To register your vehicle you must have a green slip. Your greenslip covers injury to people when your vehicle is involved in an accident.

Your greenslip does not cover damage to property, other vehicles or to your vehicle, nor does the greenslip cover theft. Insurance for those occurrences is obtained through different policies, which you should consider taking out.

An explanation of how the scheme works and what your greenslip covers is set out on this website.

Green Slip Price Comparison

Five insurers provide compulsory third party insurance (CTP) in NSW.

Compulsory third party (CTP) Greenslips can be difficult and time consuming to acquire. There is often a considerable price variation between insurers for a CTP Green Slip in NSW, so it is worth the effort to make a greenslip Cost Comparison. It is also worth comparing additional features, accessibility and service of the green slip insurers. This website allows you to do that.

This website is the online directory for CTP greenslips. It is your one stop shop for all CTP greenslip queries. Compare green slip insurers, products and servicesFind out how to find the cheapest green slip in NSW. Bookmark the site for future reference.

We hope you find all you need at this website! If not, contact us, we would love your feedback and comments. If you have a question, contact us and we will get you an answer.