Injuries and Insurance

Members of the UNSW Touch Club are covered for injuries sustained during participation in our Social Competition, University sporting events (such as Unigames and relevant  training sessions) and representative events/tournaments (such as Vawdon Cup, State Cup and relevant training sessions). The Club is covered by 2 insurance providers – one by the University (ACE Insurance) and one from Touch Football Australia (Sportscover).

Sportscover – see http://www.touchfootball.com.au/index.php?id=1353

Personal Accident Claims

Steps to follow:

  1. Report the injury to your Affiliate and obtain and complete an Injury Report Form
  2. Provide a copy of the completed Injury Report Form with a photocopy of the game sheet with record of the injury, to your affiliate; as well as a copy for yourself.
  3. Lodge a Claim Form Request directly with Sportscover within 30 days of your accident or injury occurring by calling 1300 134 956 or via sportscover.com/claims.asp.
  4. Lodge additional documentation as required by Sportscover.

All forms available from the website above.

ACE Insurance – see https://www.fin.unsw.edu.au/services/insurance/personal-accident

To make a claim please complete the Personal Accident claim form (available from the above website) and forward it to the address below along with your invoices, receipts and relevant documents.

The last page of your claim form must be completed by an authorised staff member (e.g. Head of School, Academic Supervisor, School Administration.)

  • Scan and email to: A&H.Claims.Australia@acegroup.com
  • If you are unable to lodge your claim electronically, keep a copy of all documents and submit original and supporting documentation to: ACE Insurance Ltd, GPO BOX 4065, SYDNEY, NSW, 2001

For more details on insurance cover for clubs, contact Azita Karpour, Claims Officer, Risk Management Unit as below:

Phone: (02) 9385 1980
Fax:     (02) 9385 1290
Email:    azita.karpour@unsw.edu.au