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What to do after an accident

What to do after an accident

The first thing you need to do is lodge a claim with the TAC. It doesn't matter whose fault the accident was, the TAC is here to help you recover from your injuries and get your life back on track after an accident.

In this section you will find information on who can claim, how to claim with the TAC and how the TAC can help you if you've been in an accident.

If you already have an accepted TAC claim, you are a TAC client. Please visit the For TAC clients section for information that is relevant to you.

How the TAC can help

The TAC pays for medical treatment, rehabilitation services, disability services, income assistance, travel and household support services to help you get your life back on track after a transport accident.

Find out how the TAC can help

Who can claim with the TAC?

You can make a claim with the TAC if you were involved in an accident caused by the driving of a car, motorcycle, bus, train or tram.

Find out who can claim with the TAC

How to lodge a claim with the TAC

Find out what you need to do to lodge a claim with the TAC.

Find out how to lodge a claim with the TAC

When someone dies

If you have lost a family member in a transport accident the TAC can help by providing information, financial support and advice.

Find out how the TAC can help when someone dies