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ACC & NZTA Launch Free Virtual Reality for Learner Drivers

Thursday, 30 November 2017, 11:35 am | Accident Compensation Corporation

ACC and the NZ Transport Agency have launched a virtual reality (VR) experience to prepare young drivers for practical tests The VR experience is an interactive drive through real New Zealand streets to help users spot hazards, check blind spots, ... More >>

Campaign highlights anti-epilepsy challenge in pregnancy

Thursday, 23 November 2017, 1:58 pm | Accident Compensation Corporation

A new awareness campaign is highlighting the importance of women talking to their doctor about the pros and cons of taking anti-epileptic medicine during pregnancy. More >>

Campaign highlights anti-epilepsy challenge

Wednesday, 22 November 2017, 11:52 am | Accident Compensation Corporation

A new awareness campaign is highlighting the importance of women talking to their doctor about the pros and cons of taking anti-epileptic medicine during pregnancy. More >>

ACC fully accepts Health & Disability Commissioner’s report

Monday, 6 November 2017, 4:40 pm | Accident Compensation Corporation

The Health and Disability Commissioner (HDC) today released a report on an ACC-funded client who was living in unacceptable conditions and without necessary supports in 2012. More >>

ACC posts strong financial performance

Wednesday, 1 November 2017, 12:12 pm | Accident Compensation Corporation

ACC remains in a strong financial position to cover the cost of injuries now and in the future, ACC Board Chair Dame Paula Rebstock says. More >>

Antiepileptic medicines' benefits and risks during pregnancy

Thursday, 26 October 2017, 1:22 pm | Accident Compensation Corporation

It’s time to discuss the benefits and risks for women taking antiepileptic medicines during pregnancy More >>

Are you a woman taking medicine for epilepsy, mood or pain?

Wednesday, 25 October 2017, 4:37 pm | Accident Compensation Corporation

If you’re a woman and taking medicines for epilepsy, pain or mood regulation ACC, the Ministry of Health, the Health Quality & Safety Commission, and Foetal Anti-Convulsant Syndrome New Zealand (FACS NZ) encourage you to talk to your doctor. More >>

Calling all young drivers to ASB Polyfest 2017

Wednesday, 8 March 2017, 1:49 pm | Accident Compensation Corporation

ACC is providing an opportunity for young people to get behind the wheel at Polyfest and learn the skills to drive safely. More >>

ACC levy recommendations for 2017 – 2019 period

Thursday, 24 November 2016, 12:16 pm | Accident Compensation Corporation

Following a month-long public consultation ACC is making levy recommendations to the Minister for the 2017 to 2019 period. More >>

A Pokemon Go user walks into a bar

Tuesday, 12 July 2016, 2:07 pm | Accident Compensation Corporation

………and into a lamp post, a wall, a table, a pedestrian and a pot hole.” Ouch! More >>

Sonny Bill Williams with ACC at the Bayleys National Sevens

Friday, 8 January 2016, 1:20 pm | Accident Compensation Corporation

Sonny Bill Williams with ACC at the Bayleys National Sevens This is a big year for sevens rugby with the Olympic Games including rugby for the first time since 1924. ACC is proud to again be a supporting sponsor at the Bayleys National Sevens tournament ... More >>

ACC builds strong foundation for the future

Wednesday, 7 October 2015, 1:39 pm | Accident Compensation Corporation

ACC has achieved a significant milestone with the Scheme reaching full funding in 2014/15, ACC Board Chair Paula Rebstock says. More >>

Your say on ACC levies starts today

Thursday, 1 October 2015, 11:26 am | Accident Compensation Corporation

ACC launches the annual levy consultation process today, and for the first time features a website - www.shapeyouracc.co.nz – where people can submit their own ideas and discuss ideas put forward by others. More >>

Help Shape Your ACC Levies

Tuesday, 22 September 2015, 2:13 pm | Accident Compensation Corporation

ACC’s annual levy public consultation process begins on 1 October this year, and for the first time features a website where people can submit their own ideas and also comment on proposals put forward by others. More >>

ACC launches new recovery service for clients

Monday, 2 March 2015, 2:13 pm | Accident Compensation Corporation

ACC is formally launching its new Integrated Services for Sensitive Claims or ISSC. The service has been underway since November 2014 and provides people who have experienced sexual violence with safe and flexible access to a range of support, assessment and ... More >>

Safeguarding against concussion harm

Friday, 5 December 2014, 1:14 pm | Accident Compensation Corporation

The recent tragic consequences of head injuries and concussion has once again brought widespread public focus on the importance of having well defined policies and practices to reduce the harm from concussion. More >>

Safety Week 2014 focused on a safe summer

Monday, 24 November 2014, 3:46 pm | Accident Compensation Corporation

ACC’s annual Safety Week kicks off today. With summer just around the corner, Safety Week this year is focusing on keeping safe when playing sport, enjoying recreational activities or drinking alcohol. More >>

Find out the unique ‘injury profile’ of your town or city

Thursday, 14 August 2014, 10:43 am | Accident Compensation Corporation

Where and how do injuries happen in your town or city? More >>

New ACC Executive appointments announced

Thursday, 31 July 2014, 2:45 pm | Accident Compensation Corporation

ACC Chief Executive Scott Pickering today announced appointments to the ACC Executive Team effective from 1 September. The new Executive, which contains new roles and responsibilities, contains five members of the existing Executive and two new appointments. More >>

ACC makes recommendations on levy cuts

Thursday, 24 July 2014, 11:17 am | Accident Compensation Corporation

After considering public feedback, ACC has made some changes to the proposed 2015/16 levies it consulted on during May and June, but will still recommend that the Government implements across the board levy cuts next year. More >>

 

 

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