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How one phone call kept cancer patients’ cars on the road

greenslips.com.au has just made its 58th donation to Can Assist. It has now donated to all 56 Can Assist branches, as well as to head office. In addition, the successful media outreach has resulted in greater awareness of Can Assist and its vital work across rural and remote NSW, assisting more cancer patients. Read More

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Time to reform Sydney’s toll network

The NSW government wants to reform the toll network in Sydney and has set up an Independent Toll Review. The latest review builds on the one begun by the previous government but with a different emphasis. It will investigate pricing inconsistencies, how price setting can address congestion, scope for competition and regulation to influence tolls, and the interface with public transport. Read More

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A longer period of benefits for injured claimants

From 1 April 2023, someone who is injured in a road accident can claim income support and treatment and care for 52 weeks rather than 26 weeks. There is also a change of name and meaning for the important term, ‘minor injury’. Read More

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Save money with toll and fine relief

If you have a clean driving record, travel often on tollroads, or want to offset carbon emissions, there is something for you. Those who spend $375-$750 every year on tolls can save money with backdated toll relief. Usually good drivers who receive a fine for a low range offence will save money and have it waived. Finally, drivers can choose to pay extra to offset carbon emissions when they next register their vehicle. Read More

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Excess insurer profits go back into Fund levies

State Insurance Regulatory Authority (SIRA) is clawing back $178.7 million in excess profit made by green slip insurers. This is insurer profit in 2018 and 2019, above 10%, after injured road users have received their treatment and care. Read More

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What is CTP Care?

CTP Care is a new program in NSW for people injured in a road accident who have an accepted CTP claim but need treatment and care beyond 5 years. CTP Care will begin on 1 December 2022. Read More

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Excess insurer profit returned to motorists

Motorists can look forward to cheaper greenslips in 2022 when excess insurer profits are returned. A mechanism in the new NSW CTP scheme allows State Insurance Regulatory Authority to intervene when insurer profit goes over 10%. The average saving on a greenslip will be about $19. Read More