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Save more money on tolls in NSW

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Do you spend more than $375 a year in tolls? The new Toll Rebate Scheme will give back up to $750 a year. It will replace the old scheme, where motorists had to spend over $1,400 a year on tolls to receive a rebate. Read more

Youi is the new CTP insurer in SA

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General insurer, Youi, will begin selling CTP insurance in SA on 1 July 2022. It’s the first new insurer to join the SA CTP scheme since it was opened up to four private insurers. Read more

NSW motorists to get cheaper greenslips

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Motorists can look forward to saving about $19 on greenslips in 2022. The State Insurance Regulatory Authority will make insurers return their excess profits. A mechanism in the new NSW CTP scheme allows SIRA to step in when insurer profit goes over 10%. Read more

How well are the SA CTP insurers performing?

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The South Australian CTP scheme was opened up to private insurers on 1 July 2016. For the next 3 years, it allocated each vehicle owner one of four CTP insurers. After 1 July 2019, they were free to make their own choice. The Regulator now provides information on just how well those insurers are managing claims. Read more

Why Qld CTP insurers could lift their game on claims

On 1 February 2021, the Motor Accident Injuries Commission (MAIC) in Queensland introduced its first Claims Management Standard. It wants to make the CTP claims process more consistent, transparent and fairer. At the same time, data from MAIC quarterly insights reports will show Qld motorists how well the four insurers perform against this standard. Read more

A new tax on electric vehicles in South Australia

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South Australians who are looking to buy an electric vehicle after 1 July 2021* will have to pay an extra tax. SA is the first state in Australia to introduce a road user charge for EVs to replace lost fuel excise. Read more

Citizens jury reports on CTP reform

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Queensland’s compulsory third party (CTP) scheme was introduced in 1936. Since then, there have been four big changes, including last year’s criminalisation of claim farming. However, many people do not understand how it works. RACQ launched ReThink CTP in 2019 and in 2020 funded a citizens jury to make recommendations to improve the scheme. Read more