From July 1 2016, anyone who sustains a serious personal injury in a motor accident in Queensland may be eligible to receive necessary and reasonable lifetime treatment, care and support under the National Injury Insurance Scheme, Queensland (NIISQ).
NIISQ is a no-fault scheme. This means we can provide treatment, care and support regardless of who was at fault in the accident, as long as you meet all eligibility criteria as outlined in the National Injury Insurance Scheme (Queensland) Act 2016 and Regulation 2016.
A serious personal injury includes:
Permanent spinal cord injuries
Traumatic brain injuries
Multiple or high-level limb amputations
Permanent injury to the brachial plexus
Permanent blindness caused by trauma.
Eligibility criteria apply for all injuries and can be found here:
Further information about eligibility for NIISQ is available in:
Refer to our information sheets which include further information about NIISQ.