Provider News

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.

    Funding extended for ground-breaking research - 16 Mar 2017

    The TAC has extended funding for ground-breaking research into traumatic brain injuries.

    A new approach to working with the TAC - 03 Mar 2017

    Changes the TAC is making to how it works with the health and disability sector was the topic of Head of Supported Recovery, Damian Poel’s, speech at the Australian Medical Association Congress over the weekend.

    Damian introduced the TAC’s new strategic approach and outlined some of the changes being made to reduce the administrative burden on our providers.

    Help the TAC improve its website by answering a short survey - 01 Mar 2017

    The Transport Accident Commission (TAC) is conducting a short survey to understand how our stakeholders use the TAC website to service clients and how we can improve this information. We value your feedback and want to know how we can better provide you with the tools, resources and information to help our clients get their lives back on track faster.

    TAC improves pharmacy invoicing requirements - 28 Feb 2017

    The Transport Accident Commission (TAC) has worked with the Pharmacy Guild to streamline processes to make treating TAC clients simpler for pharmacists.  From 1 March 2017, pharmacists will no longer be required to submit a copy of private scripts for privately dispensed medication when invoicing the TAC for services.

    Support for people impacted by the Bourke Street tragedy - 24 Jan 2017

    The Transport Accident Commission, WorkSafe Victoria and Victims of Crime Helpline can provide support to anyone impacted by the events of Friday 20 January 2017 in Melbourne’s CBD.

    People impacted by Friday’s incident are urged to call the Victims of Crime Helpline during business hours on 1800 819 817 to discuss the support available.