The TAC spends over $1 billion annually supporting the over 20,000 people killed or injured on Victoria's roads. Our health, disability and legal stakeholders are critical in delivering the services our clients need to get their lives back on track. We regularly highlight news that impacts our stakeholders. News reports and commentary on TAC-related issues can be found below.
Victoria’s Transport Accident Commission (TAC) has removed its medical excess and announced significant changes to how service providers interact with the TAC.
The TAC is advising all health and service providers to be wary of receiving fraudulent emails (‘phishing’ scams) from people purporting to be from the TAC.
The TAC has cut red tape for our service providers - removing the requirement for our clients to pay the first $651 of their treatment costs, known as the 'medical excess'. For accidents on or after 14th February 2018 the medical excess no longer applies.
With a shortfall of accessible housing options in Victoria for people with quadriplegia or severe acquired brain injury, a new trial is investigating the success of installing technology in people’s houses to help them live independently.
Prototypes to improve the lives of people with a disability have been brought to life at a makeathon in Melbourne.
A new Vocational Service Structure at the TAC is giving clients choice and control of the services they need to return to work.
Research has shown clients feel empowered when taking part in master planning design.
Victorians injured in transport accidents will no longer be out of pocket for health and medical treatment under proposed new legislation introduced into the Victorian Parliament today.
The new bill proposes that people injured in transport accidents will no longer have to pay for the first $651 of their medical expenses before the Transport Accident Commission (TAC) covers their costs.
The Transport Accident Commission is conducting a short survey to understand healthcare providers’ experiences of working with the TAC and treating clients with a TAC claim. By completing the survey, you go into the draw to win one of three iPads.
Rapid innovation in healthcare is putting increasing pressure on policymakers and clinicians to meet the pace of change.