While reform of the NSW CTP scheme is still under discussion, caps on legal fees for minor CTP claims have already become law.
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In what is widely seen as another backflip, the NSW government has decided to revisit its radical ideas for CTP reform.
In NSW alone, 21 young people have died this year in crashes involving P Plate drivers. Although only 10% of drivers in Australia are on P Plates, they are twice as likely to die as all drivers. This is why the graduated licensing scheme for learners and P Platers in NSW is changing.
On 29 June, the NSW government announced a long overdue package of reforms to the NSW CTP insurance scheme. Reactions to the package, as you might expect, have been mixed. In general, insurers and health bodies welcome the proposed reforms but lawyers and advocates, like Greens MP, David Shoebridge, are very critical.