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Landowners call for transparency and fairness after SABL experience

Turubu villagers attending a landowner forum conducted last Friday. Photo by Jimmy Kalebe

By JIMMY KALEBE

Majority of the landowners along the Turubu East Coast in Wewak last week Friday declared to support developments that satisfy all requirements of establishment.

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Aid monitor slams Australia's efforts to combat corruption in PNG

Source: ABC Radio Australia

Australia is under fire again for failing to provide more assistance in the fight against corruption in Papua New Guinea.

Listen to the audio: Aid monitor slams Australia's efforts to combat corruption in PNG (Credit: ABC) 

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Photos from the Finance Department Inquiry 5th Birthday Bash

K780 million in public money was stolen through the Department of Finance between 2000 and 2006. But, despite a Commission of Inquiry that detailed who was involved and their methods, nobody has been prosecuted and none of the monies has ever been recovered. 

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Lawrence Stephens, TIPNG, speech at the Finance Dept Inquiry 5th Birthday Bash

Photo: Lawrence Stephens, Chair TIPNG, giving his Keynote Address

KEYNOTE ADDRESS BY MR. LAWRENCE STEPHENS, CHAIRMAN, TRANSPARENCY INTERNATIONAL AT THE 5TH ANNIVASARY OF COMMISSION OF INQUIRY INTO FINANCE DEPARTMENT

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Prime Minister O’Neill must act on K780 million Finance Department fraud

The Prime Minister must take decisive action to ensure those implicated in the K780 million Department of Finance fraud are brought to justice and the monies recovered, says community advocacy group, ACT NOW!

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PNG SABL wok i kamapim wari iet

Photo: Tamara Kruzang Mandengat Communiti Campaigner blong Act Now PNG (Credit: ABC)

Caroline Tiriman | ABC Radio Australia

Igat olsem Gavman imas lukluk gut ken long despla Special Agrikalsa Bisnis Lisas

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Birthday Bash to mark Finance Department Inquiry inaction

Media Release

The Finance Department Commission of Inquiry uncovered massive fraud involving law firms and senior bureaucrats. K780 million of public money was stolen over a five-year period but nobody has been prosecuted for their crimes and none of the monies have been recovered.

This Thursday, March 5th, the community advocacy group, ACT NOW! is staging a “Birthday Bash” at the Holiday Inn to mark the fifth anniversary of the Commission Report being tabled in Parliament.

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Court halts PM from tabling CoI report

Source: The National

 The National Court has restrained Prime Minister Peter O’Neill (pictured on right) from tabling in Parliament a Commission of Inquiry report on the payment of legal fees by State agencies to lawyers and law firms.

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