Successes

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.

June 2011: 'Maladina' amendments not passed

The Somare led government has failed to completed the passage of the 'Maladina amendments' through its last session of parliament before losing power. The Bill would have diminished the power of the Ombudsman Commission and reduced transparency.

ACT NOW! actively campaigned against the amendments, lobbied key MPs and helped convince the Opposition to reverse their support for the changes.

 

May 2011: Land grab Commission of Inquiry

The government has announced a Commission of Inquiry into Papua New Guinea's land grab which has seen over 5 million hectares of land taken away from indigenous people under fraudulent agriculture leases.

ACT NOW! has been an important part of the community campaign against the land grab and ACT NOW! supporters have sent over 250 emails to the Prime Minister on this issue.