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Time limits most commonly missed in relation to transport acccidents.

Action Time limit Legislation Extension availability
Claim for injury or death resulting from transport accident occurring after 1 January 1987
Time limit
One year after: the accident or death or if no injury manifested itself at the time of the transport accident, after any injury first manifests itself.
s.68 Transport Accident Act 1986 (Vic)
Extension availability
Where there are reasonable grounds for delay in making a claim the Commission may accept a claim for compensation at such later time before the expiration of 3 years after the transport accident or death or after the injury first manifested itself – s.68(2) Transport Accident Act 1986 (Vic).