Investigations into the source of a crucial leak of
information about the Bronwyn Pullar ACC scandal have been
hampered by the corporation's former chairman, John Judge,
replacing or wiping his computers, according to ACC Minister
A national survey launched by ACC claimant support group
Acclaim Otago seems likely to shed new light on what has
happened to some of the several thousand long-term ACC
claimants recently "exited" from the scheme.
Improving "trust and confidence" has replaced "cost
containment" as the beleaguered Accident Compensation
Corporation's No.1 priority for the coming year in an
agreement with its Minister Judith Collins released today.
It's time we went back to first principles on ACC. Because
there's been so much politicking over it, the corporation's
original intent tends to be lost in the increasingly
acrimonious mists of spin and misinformation.