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July 2020

Radio NZ interview with barrister and researcher Warren Forster "Contact tracing 'game-changer' for ACC cover"

Warren Forster, NZ Law Foundation 2017 International
Research Fellow, talks to Kathryn Ryan on Nine to Noon about the following items:

  • Complexities and anomalies of ACC coverage under current legislation
  • Significance of contact tracing for those who catch Covid-19 at their work
  • Why ACC coverage needs to be more encompassing, and how to achieve this
  • Warren’s model/roadmap for expanding ACC services – towards a more multi-functional system.

Warren’s interview with Kathryn Ryan on Nine to Noon, 25 mins, 13 July 2020

Warren’s soon to be released ACC research on extending and improving New Zealand’s ACC System (including the model and roadmap) follows on from three earlier research projects he has led in conjunction with Acclaim Otago and the Legal Issues Centre at University of Otago:

The Law Foundation has provided $320,650 funding support for these ACC projects