When we take action together we can have a massive impact - so never doubt the importance of making your voice heard. As proof of this ACT NOW! supporters have played a vital role in a number of very significant campaign victories.

May 2023: Paul Paraka convicted for K162 million fraud

Prominent lawyer Paul Paraka has been convicted of stealing K162 million from the State between 2007 and 2011. 

The monies were paid by the Department of Finance to companies owned and operated by Paraka as part of an even bigger fraud that was first exposed in a Commission of Inquiry which reported in 2011. 

Feb 2023: Moratorium on New Forest Clearance Authorities

The PNG Forest Authority has announced a twelve-month moratorium on the issuing of new Forest Clearance Authorities and an audit of all existing projects.

This is one of a series of demands made by ACT NOW! to the new Forest Minister to address the problems of illegal and unsustainable logging in Papua Nuew Guinea.

Oct 2022: Act Now completes deliver of 50,000 education and awareness materials

Photo: Presentation of education and awareness materials to the Michael Somare library at the Universtity of Papua New Guinea - April 2022.

On 12th October ACT NOW delivered 1,000 copies of 34 different education and awareness materials and reports to the National Research Institute library in Port Moresby.

This marked the sucessful conclusion of ACT NOW’s program of materials distribution for 2022.

May 2021: Investigative Journalism Awards Launched

The Media Council of PNG, Transparency International and the European Union anounce the launch of the Investigative Journalsim Awards (photo: EU)

The Media Council of PNG in partnership with Transparency International PNG and the European Union have announced the launch of the Investigative Journalism Awards to support investigative journalist to investigate and expose issues involving corruption and the breakdown of governance.