Stop the Stealing

Corruption is a huge problem in PNG. Up to 50% of the government's annual budget is stolen while ordinary people can't access even basic services.
The health and education facilities that do exist are extremely run down and transport infrastructure is crumbling while a small elite of politicians and bureaucrats live in extravagant comfort.
ACT NOW! is campaigning for a new anti-corruption body and implementation of previous inquiry findings.

Stop the Stealing

Issues

Endemic corruption

Corruption in PNG is systemic and systematic and involves both politicians and public servants. Up to 50% of the government's annual budget is stolen each year

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Finance Department

In 2009, a Commission of Inquiry into the Dept of Finance found K780 million had been stolen but nobody has ever been held accountable

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ICAC

PNG lacks a dedicated anti-corruption agency. ACT NOW! is campaigning for an Independent Commission Against Corruption to be set up.

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Campaign Updates

Why an ICAC is needed, not another fruitless inquiry
HR Watch says PNG has failed to protect women and children
The Despot’s Guide to Wealth Management and Australia’s role as a haven for dirty money
Politicians and business at the centre of organised crime in PNG