What is a TAC claim?
A TAC claim is an insurance claim you make if you are injured in a transport accident.
The TAC is a ‘no-fault’ insurance scheme owned by the Victorian Government. This means if you are injured in a transport accident in Victoria you can make a TAC claim to help pay for the treatment and support you need, even if the accident was your fault.
When Victorian motorists pay their vehicle registration, they also pay an insurance premium called a ‘TAC charge’. We use this money to support people injured in transport accidents.
If we accept your claim, we can help pay for medical and like expenses related to your accident injuries.
What we cover
The type and amount of support you receive, and the length of time you need support, will depend on your circumstances. Support can include:
- medical treatment
- services to help you while you recover
- replacement or repair of damaged glasses or dentures
- income support if you can’t work because of your accident injuries
- return to work support for you and your employer
- a lump sum payment if you are eligible for compensation
- the cost of the application fee to obtain a Medical Treatment Visa if required due to transport accident injuries.
What we don’t cover
We don’t cover things like:
- Damage to your car, motorbike, scooter, bicycle or other type of transport including the cost of towing or vehicle storage
- Damage to non-medical personal items (motorcycle gear, clothes, mobile phones etc.)