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Other types of vehicle registration in NSW

In this series on registration and licensing in NSW, we’ve talked about standard vehicle registration. However, there are other types of registration available. These include historic and classic, conditional and seasonal registration. You may also be eligible for registration concessions. Read More

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How does vehicle registration work in NSW?

In Australia you must register your vehicle before you can drive it on the roads. In NSW, you must buy CTP insurance (green slip) before you can register your vehicle. Some vehicles need a safety check (pink slip) or safety and identity check (blue slip). Find out how much your registration will cost.

This is the first article in our 6-part series, How registration works in NSW. Read More

Driving after lockdown

The recent lockdown saw a huge drop in traffic on Sydney’s streets. There were only 65 million journeys, 43% less than the same period in 2019. No doubt traffic will build up again after lockdown. If surveys are right, many people have neglected to maintain their cars. Further, could the lockdown affect people’s driving abilities? Read More

Do all greenslip insurers cover me if it’s my fault?

Many people ask if their insurer’s green slip will cover them if they have a road accident and it’s their fault. In fact, all CTP insurers in NSW must by law provide exactly the same cover. But if you are at fault and make a claim, the NSW scheme does not cover you to the same extent as someone who is not at fault. Read More

What does a green slip cover?

In NSW, compulsory third party (CTP) insurance is called a greenslip. This is because it used to be printed on green paper. Your greenslip is an insurance policy that pays compensation for people who are killed or injured in a road accident involving your vehicle. It does not cover you for damage to your property or the property of others. Read More

How to understand CTP insurance

Did you know you need compulsory third party (CTP) insurance to register a vehicle in Australia? It protects you from financial loss if your vehicle is involved in a road crash causing injury or death to yourself, other drivers, passengers or pedestrians. That’s why it’s important to understand CTP insurance. Read More

10 common questions about green slips

Greenslips.com.au has been helping people with green slips for 20 years. During 2020, greenslips.com.au received 575 emails and 6,203 phone calls. There were a few common misunderstandings about green slips. We’d like to clear some of those up during 2021. Read More

How to protect your car in car parks

It’s no surprise that accidents happen in car parks. There’s a lot of activity, with cars and pedestrians constantly coming and going. It’s all too easy to collide with another car, or for vulnerable people to get hurt by moving vehicles. Meanwhile, thieves can find fresh pickings in a poorly lit or unattended car park. So how do you protect your car in a car park? Read More