Travel and accommodation definitions

Immediate family member

Member of the immediate family of an injured TAC client means a partner, parent, child or sibling of the injured client.

For accidents on or after 26 September 2018, a grandparent is also included as a member of the client's immediate family.

Dependent child

Your child is a "dependent child" if they are financially dependent on you and:

  • under 16 years of age, or
  • over 16 but under 25 years of age and a full-time student or an apprentice*.

A child who has a spouse or domestic partner cannot be a dependent child.

* Apprentice applies to accidents on or after 26 September 2018.

Immediate family member

Member of the immediate family of an injured TAC client means a partner, parent, child or sibling of the injured client.

For accidents on or after 26 September 2018, a grandparent is also included as a member of the client's immediate family.

Dependent child

Your child is a "dependent child" if they are financially dependent on you and:

  • under 16 years of age, or
  • over 16 but under 25 years of age and a full-time student or an apprentice*.

A child who has a spouse or domestic partner cannot be a dependent child.

* Apprentice applies to accidents on or after 26 September 2018.

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