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  1. Sun to set on insurer 'super profits'

    The NSW Government today released a discussion paper for feedback aimed at reining in excessive insurer profits and creating a fairer and more affordable scheme for NSW motorists and injured road users.

    04/11/2016

    ministerial media release

  2. Greater choice and transparency for homeowners

    The NSW Government today announced an overhaul of the NSW Home Building Compensation Fund (HBCF) to enable private insurers to enter the market and improve protections for consumers against incomplete and defective work.

    03/11/2016

    ministerial media release

  3. Workers compensation system performance report

    We have released our inaugural report on the performance of the NSW workers compensation system.

    01/11/2016

    notice

  4. Law change caps legal fees

    The Motor Accidents Compensation Regulation 2015 has been amended to cap legal costs for CTP Green Slip claims made on or after 1 November 2016, regardless of a prior costs agreement.

    28/10/2016

    notice

  5. Application for expansion of a specialised insurer licence – Guild Insurance Limited

    Guild Insurance Limited (‘Guild’) has applied to the State Insurance Regulatory Authority to expand its Defined Industry to include the early learning sector.

    29/08/2016

    notice

  6. Workers Compensation Regulation - Notice No 2015/01

    The Regulator's position in relation to the management of section 66 Further Loss Claims is as follows:

    29/08/2016

    notice

  7. New Workers Compensation Regulation

    The Workers Compensation Regulation 2016 (2016 Regulation) commences on 1 September 2016. It remakes, with minor amendments, the Workers Compensation Regulation 2010 (2010 Regulation).

    29/08/2016

    notice

  8. Merit review user guide published

    As part of a recent review of workers compensation guidelines and policies, SIRA is replacing its Guidelines for work capacity decision internal reviews by insurers and merit reviews by the Authority (Review Guidelines).

    29/08/2016

    notice

  9. New guidelines for claiming workers compensation

    New guidelines for claiming workers compensation come into effect on 1 August 2016.

    29/08/2016

    notice

  10. New tool to help employers determine workers compensation obligations

    SIRA has developed a new tool to help employers determine whether an employee is either a worker, deemed worker or contractor under NSW workers compensation law.

    29/08/2016

    notice