Corruption, 'dirty money' limiting Pacific Nations COVID recovery: Transparency International Australia

Sarah Basford Canales
By Sarah Basford Canales
Updated November 15 2021 - 11:00pm, first published 6:00pm
A new report from Transparency International Australia has warned of rampant corruption by government and business in Pacific Nations. Picture: Shutterstock

Billions of dollars in federal government aid and infrastructure projects sent to Pacific Island nations are at risk of being misused as transparency experts warn bribery and corruption is devastating the region's post-COVID recovery.


Sarah Basford Canales

Sarah Basford Canales

Canberra Times journalist

I'm a federal politics and public sector reporter with an interest in national security, integrity and regulation. Contact me with general tips and thoughts at or confidential tips to

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