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Welcome to SIRA

The State Insurance Regulatory Authority

SIRA is the government organisation responsible for the regulatory functions for workers compensation insurance, motor accidents compulsory third party (CTP) insurance and home building compensation.

We focus on ensuring key public policy outcomes are achieved in relation to service delivery to injured people, affordability, and the effective management and sustainability of these insurance schemes.

Motor Accidents (CTP) Regulation

SIRA regulates the NSW motor accidents insurance scheme, a privately underwritten compulsory third party personal injury insurance scheme.

We monitor insurer performance, support road safety initiatives, promote optimal recovery for injured people and provide an independent dispute resolution service.

SIRA assumes the functions of the former Motor Accidents Authority.

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Workers Compensation Regulation

SIRA is responsible for regulating and administering the workers compensation system in NSW.

We provide assurances to government and the community that the workers compensation system is fair and equitable and achieves the aim of getting injured workers back to work and health.

We are implementing the 2015 benefit reforms for injured workers.

SIRA assumes the insurance regulation functions of the former WorkCover NSW.

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Home Building Compensation Regulation

SIRA assumes the Home Building Compensation Regulation functions from NSW Fair Trading.

It protects consumers within the NSW residential building industry.

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