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 is building an international reputation for its research into traumatic brain and spinal cord injury, with research informing interventions and patient management to improve outcomes for people with a traumatic brain injury.
The Full Court of the High Court of Australia, sitting in Canberra, has heard the TAC's appeal from a judgment by the Victorian Court of Appeal in 2015.
Disability providers attending a forum in Melbourne have heard harrowing accounts of abuse in care across Victoria.
Australia’s chief doctors have backed calls to support mandatory bicycle helmet laws.
Growing evidence into positive role modelling shows parents are integral in preventing problem behaviour developing in their children.
A new parent campaign by the TAC, Strings, draws on this research and shows that children copy the driving behaviours of their parents and carers. Children begin learning to drive from five years old by watching the adults around them.
The TAC has extended funding for ground-breaking research into traumatic brain injuries.
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.
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.
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.
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.