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

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

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

Updated 6 March 2015, 12:58 AEDT

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

It's now five years since the scale of the problem became clear after a commission of inquiry identified widespread fraud in the government's finance department.

Independent monitor Aid Watch says while Australia's financial contribution to PNG is clearly significant, the money is not being used in the most effective ways.

Presenter: Suzie Raines

Speaker: Thulsi Narayanasamy, director, Aid Watch

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