Story: Workplace safety and accident compensation

Protesting ACC cuts

Protesting ACC cuts

ACC Man, a 2-metre effigy of a bandaged injury victim, was the symbol for the Coalition on Accident Compensation, a group protesting against changes to the ACC legislation. The changes reduced the amount paid out to compensate and rehabilitate accident victims.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1996/2938/20
Photograph by Ross Giblin

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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How to cite this page:

Hazel Armstrong, 'Workplace safety and accident compensation - Accident compensation', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 7 March 2021)

Story by Hazel Armstrong, published 11 Mar 2010, reviewed & revised 18 Apr 2016