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First performance ratings for NSW CTP insurers

Many vehicle owners use the 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. Read More

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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. Read More

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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. Read More

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One in two Sydney motorists pay $500 or less for greenslip

Before reform of the NSW CTP greenslip scheme, the average premium in the state was $652. In Sydney, nobody was paying less than $500 for their green slip. Now nearly one in two Sydney motorists pay $500 or less for their green slip. In country areas, more than 60% of motorists now pay $400 or less. Read More

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Five demerits for using your mobile

From September, the penalty for using your mobile phone while driving is five demerits. During a holiday period of double demerits, it will be 10. There is no doubt the NSW government is serious about stopping the distraction caused by illegal phone use. Read More

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Mobile pink slips for a callout fee

The NSW government has begun a 6-month trial of mobile pink slips or safety checks. An authorised examiner will come to your location and carry out an inspection of your vehicle. The pink slip will cost the same but the examiner will add an agreed callout fee. Read More

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How to claim your CTP greenslip refund

Most vehicle owners can now claim a refund on their CTP green slips. Following reforms to the NSW greenslip scheme, green slip prices fell from 1 December 2017. Insurers will refund overpaid green slips through ServiceNSW. Motorists have until 30 September 2018 to claim their greenslip refund.  [This was later extended to 30 June 2019 then 30 September 2019.] Read More