The ACT already has the highest TPI in Australia, and it is blindingly obvious that this system has the interests of the NRMA and the local legal fraternity as it’s primary beneficiaries.
The wretched Smyth has ensured that the local ambulance chasing legal creatures have free reign in screwing the absolute maximum premium from unfortunate third party victims. The majority of any payout winds up in legal pockets!
It is about time Labor, if they are not also in the pockets of the legal thieves, to bring our TPI fees down to the Australian average. This figure would be hundreds of dollars less than our current fees.
As stated in the linked article, the NSW Gov considers their current system as a lawyers picnic. Ours is an even greater smorgasborg.
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ACT Gov. Grow some spine!