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New Manifesto on the Future of ACC released

Tuesday, 1 October 2013, 10:03 am | ACC Futures Coalition

The ACC Futures Coalition has released its manifesto on the future of ACC. It will serve as the basis of conversations that the Coalition intends to have with politicians in the lead up to next year’s general election. More >>

Budget gets it wrong on ACC levies

Thursday, 16 May 2013, 5:06 pm | ACC Futures Coalition

The ACC Futures Coalition has described as “farcical” that the government is relying on likely cuts to ACC levies as one of the main contributions to “building a productive and competitive economy” in its 2013 budget. More >>

Coalition welcomes report but concerned about incentives

Tuesday, 30 April 2013, 4:56 pm | ACC Futures Coalition

The ACC Futures Coalition is welcoming the report of the Independent Taskforce on Workplace Health and Safety but is expressing concern about the recommendations on the use of financial incentives to improve employer performance. More >>

ACC Chief Executive – can we get past the insurance model?

Wednesday, 6 March 2013, 9:52 am | ACC Futures Coalition

The ACC Futures Coalition is concerned that the appointment of Scott Pickering as the new chief executive of ACC demonstrates that the government is committed to an insurance model for the scheme. More >>

Injured people let down by ACC

Wednesday, 24 October 2012, 5:16 pm | ACC Futures Coalition

One of the keynote speakers at the ACC Futures Coalition one- day conference on Monday, Hazel Armstrong says ACC is allowing injured people to drag down New Zealand’s productivity. More >>

Conference on ACC

Friday, 19 October 2012, 2:51 pm | ACC Futures Coalition

ACC Futures letterhead Media advisory on behalf of the ACC Futures Coalition - October 19, 2012 The ACC Futures Coalition has organised a one day conference on 29 October to discuss the future of ACC with Sir Geoffrey Palmer as its keynote speaker. More >>

Disappointment at new ACC board membership

Tuesday, 4 September 2012, 5:13 pm | ACC Futures Coalition

The ACC Futures Coalition has described the appointment of three new members and a new chair of the ACC board as a disappointment and an opportunity lost. Paula Rebstock has been confirmed as chair and the new members are Deputy Chair Trevor Janes, Professor ... More >>

Coalition welcomes opportunity provided by reports

Thursday, 23 August 2012, 7:03 pm | ACC Futures Coalition

Media release on behalf of the ACC Futures Coalition - 23 August 2012 Coalition welcomes opportunity provided by reports The two reports on ACC commissioned by the Privacy Commissioner and the Office of the Auditor-General may highlight failures ... More >>

New ACC Service and Purchase Agreement a Reasonable Start

Friday, 29 June 2012, 11:30 am | ACC Futures Coalition

Media release on behalf of the ACC Futures Coalition - 28 June 2012 New ACC Service and Purchase Agreement a Reasonable Start The ACC Futures Coalition has welcomed the new ACC Service and Purchase Agreement, saying that it represents a reasonable ... More >>

Time to abandon full funding of ACC

Tuesday, 19 June 2012, 1:49 pm | ACC Futures Coalition

The ACC Futures Coalition today welcomed the news that the two major political parties are thinking about the future of the full funding regime at ACC. “Full funding is a necessary mechanism for private insurers to ensure that they have enough money ... More >>

Call for balance in ACC leadership

Monday, 18 June 2012, 9:12 am | ACC Futures Coalition

The ACC Futures Coalition today called upon the Minister of ACC to seize the opportunity presented by the recent clear out of members of the ACC Board to restore some balance to the leadership of the corporation. More >>

Coalition calls for Forum on ACC

Wednesday, 13 June 2012, 1:30 pm | ACC Futures Coalition

The ACC Futures Coalition today called on Minister Judith Collins to set up a forum on the future of ACC involving all the stakeholders, including claimant groups, health provider groups and unions, as well as business interests. More >>

ACC: time to rebuild trust

Tuesday, 12 June 2012, 5:29 pm | ACC Futures Coalition

The ACC Futures Coalition today welcomed the announcement that ACC Chair John Judge was stepping down and the call by Minister Collins that ACC must refocus on rebuilding public trust and confidence. More >>

Inquiry by Auditor-General Welcomed

Wednesday, 4 April 2012, 5:47 pm | ACC Futures Coalition

The ACC Futures Coalition today welcomed the announcement by the Auditor-General Lyn Provost that her office will conduct an inquiry into aspects of ACC’s governance that will not be examined by other investigations by the Privacy Commissioner and ... More >>

Minister’s comments on ACC given a cautious welcome

Friday, 16 March 2012, 9:59 am | ACC Futures Coalition

Media release on behalf of the ACC Futures Coalition - 15 March 2012 Minister’s comments on ACC given a cautious welcome The ACC Futures Coalition today gave a cautious welcome to the statements attributed to the Minister of ACC that she was "not ... More >>

Government struggling to make their ACC policy workable

Monday, 27 February 2012, 2:08 pm | ACC Futures Coalition

John Key said today that the Government is thinking about “choice” for the ACC work account, but that the Government is finding this policy “difficult”. More >>

Will the Government claim that ACC is in crisis now?

Thursday, 23 February 2012, 3:24 pm | ACC Futures Coalition

The Government’s Financial Statements for the six months to the end of December, released earlier this week, show the operating balance has taken a significant hit in part because of a greater than expected fall in valuations of investments held ... More >>

National/ACT deal adds unnecessary costs to ACC

Tuesday, 6 December 2011, 2:26 pm | ACC Futures Coalition

Media release on behalf of ACC Futures Coalition – 6 December 2011 National/ACT deal adds unnecessary costs to ACC More >>

New privatisation proposals continue dismemberment of ACC

Tuesday, 15 November 2011, 10:59 am | ACC Futures Coalition

The announcement by the government yesterday that it will “Explore choice in ACC Motor Vehicles and Earners Accounts” has been condemned by the ACC Futures Coalition. More >>

Public has clear choice over future of ACC

Friday, 4 November 2011, 2:47 pm | ACC Futures Coalition

The public has a clear choice about the future of ACC this election says ACC Futures Coalition spokesperson Hazel Armstrong. “National is not ruling out opening up the work, earners and motor vehicle accounts to competition. Employers will be given ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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