Previous manager of the NSW CTP and LTCS schemes
The MAA used to manage the CTP greenslip and LTCS schemes on behalf of the NSW state government, as set out by the Motor Accidents Compensation Act 1999.
State Insurance Regulatory Authority (SIRA) took over from the Motor Accidents Authority (MAA) on 1 September 2015. SIRA is a statutory body created by State Insurance and Care Governance Act 2015.
The MAA had six key functional areas:
Ensured that insurers and other stakeholders complied with requirements of the Act and any guidelines.
Ensured the market was competitive and fair, licensed the insurers, managed insurer conduct, monitored and if necessary rejected premiums, monitored profitability and insurer solvency.
3. Health improvement
Improved injury management and health outcomes and improved services for injured people and their families.
Improved efficiency and effectiveness of claims assessment, reduced claims assessment disputes and resolved disputes quickly.
Monitored and reported on operation of the scheme. Provided information to greenslip purchasers through price comparison and a claims advisory service.
Supported injury prevention by funding research, through sponsorships and participation with the community.
The SIRA site provides CTP greenslip information, including prices and claims advice from CTPAssist.
The CTPAssist number is 1300 656 919.