Previous manager of the NSW CTP and LTCS schemes
State Insurance Regulatory Authority (SIRA) took over the work of the Motor Accidents Authority (MAA) on 1 September 2015.
SIRA is a statutory body created by State Insurance and Care Governance Act 2015. Part 3 of this Act sets out the structure and functions of SIRA.
The Motor Accidents Authority (MAA) was a statutory body constituted by Motor Accidents Compensation Act 1999. That Act set out the structure and functions of the MAA.
The MAA used to manage the CTP greenslip scheme and the LTCS scheme, on the basis set out in the Acts, and on behalf of the NSW state government.
The six key functional areas in which the MAA operated were:
Ensured that insurers and other stakeholders complied with the requirements of the Act and any guidelines.
Ensured the market was competitive and fair, licensed the insurers, managed the conduct of insurers, monitored and if necessary rejected premiums, monitored profitability and monitored 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 facilitated timely dispute resolution.
Monitored and reported on the operation of the scheme. Serviced the information requirements of greenslip purchasers through the provision of price comparison information and operated the claims advisory service.
Supported injury prevention by funding research, through provision of sponsorships and through participation with the community.
SIRA’s website is useful for all CTP greenslip information, including prices and claims advice from CTPAssist.
The CTPAssist number is 1300 656 919.