Who can claim with the TAC?

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Accidents that happen in Victoria

A claim can be made with the TAC if:

  • A person is involved in an accident caused by the driving of a car, motorcycle, bus, train or tram; and
  • A person is injured or dies as a result of the accident.

Pedestrians and cyclists injured in accidents caused by the driving of a car, motorcycle, bus, train or tram are covered by the TAC.

Interstate accidents

A claim can be made with the TAC if:

  • A Victorian resident is injured or dies in an interstate accident that involved a Victorian registered vehicle; or
  • A person is injured or killed in an interstate accident and was the occupant of a Victorian registered vehicle.

More information about interstate accidents is available here.

If any of these situations apply to you or someone you know, see the "How to lodge a claim with the TAC" page for more information.

Interstate accidents

If you were involved in a transport accident that occurred outside the state of Victoria, you may be entitled to TAC benefits.

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