Health, disability and compensation research

Access information on current projects supported by the TAC's Health, Disability and Compensation Research Program.

Our areas of research include:

  • Health: Enhances knowledge of the health system and identifies better ways to prevent, diagnose and treat accident related health conditions.
  • Disability: Advances knowledge of care models, programs and services that improve the quality of life and social and community integration outcomes of clients. Keeps the TAC at the forefront of contemporary disability practice.
  • Compensation: Investigates and monitors the social insurance industry, opportunities with other schemes, government priorities, legislation and policies that influence and can enhance the operation of the TAC.

For general enquiries about TAC Health, Disability and Compensation research, please email

Research Panel

The TAC’s research investment model features a panel of 12 respected Australian organisations. This streamlines research commissioning and allows cost effective access to qualified research services. Visit our news page to read more about the panel.

Health, Disability and Compensation Strategic Research Investment Road Map 2019-2022 and Annual Plan 2019-2020

The TAC's Health, Disability and Compensation research priorities are driven by the corporate strategic direction and provide insight into evidence-based health and disability service delivery, as well as the ongoing improvement of the TAC’s business model, systems and processes. Our approach to investing in health, disability and compensation research ensures that the business has access to, and uses, high quality evidence which supports the TAC’s mission to be the world’s leading social insurer.

Strategic Research Investment Road Map 2019-2022 and Annual Plan 2019-2020 PDF, 3.14MB