The Lifetime Care and Support Authority of NSW is a statutory corporation established under the Motor Accidents (Lifetime Care and Support) Act 2006. The Authority is responsible for the administration of the Lifetime Care and Support Scheme (the Scheme).
The Scheme provides lifelong treatment, rehabilitation and attendant care for people who have a spinal cord injury, a moderate to severe brain injury, multiple amputations, serious burns or blindness from a motor accident in NSW.
It applies to children under 16 years of age who are injured in a motor accident from 1 October 2006, and to adults from 1 October 2007. It is funded by a levy collected through Compulsory Third Party (CTP) insurance.
Click here to view the Lifetime Care and Support Authority website or contact the Authority
Phone: 1300 738 586
Fax: 1300 738 583
If you have been severely injured in an accident where you were not at fault, you may also be able to claim for other types of compensation from the CTP insurer of the vehicle at fault.