March 2014: Former Minister jailed for corruption

Former government Minister Paul Tiensten has been sentenced to 9-years imprisonment for misuse of public funds. 

ACT NOW! has focused on the lack of government action to tackle massive corruption since it was first formed and ACT NOW! played an active role in publicizing the crimes of Mr Tiensten

The conviction and sentencing are very significant as this is the first time in the modern era a senior politician has been sentenced to jail for misappropriation committed while in office.

Read more about the ACT NOW! campaign to Stop the Stealing of public funds.