The Academy

Parliament of Papua New Guinea

Presiding Officer(s): Job Pomat MP
Joined the Commonwealth: 16 September 1975
CPA Branch formed: 1 January 1952
Unicameral/Bicameral: Unicameral (National Parliament)

Parliament/Legislature Website: Parliament of Papua New Guinea


Number of Departmental/Ministry Oversight Committees: 9 (Culture and Tourism; Economic Affairs; Foreign Affairs and Defense; Law and Order; Legislation; Pensions and Retirement Benefits; Plans and Estimates; Public Accounts; Public works)

Number of Joint Committees (if bicameral): N/A

Names of House Management (such as Privileges or Procedure) Committees: Constitutional Laws and Acts and Subordinate Legislation; Broadcasting of Parliamentary Proceedings; Private Business; Standing Orders; Privileges; Appointments


Articles in The Parliamentarian (2013-2021):


Recent CPA Programmatic Activities/News:


Kala Aufa
Clerk of Parliament
Parliament of Papua New Guinea Kala.Aufa@parliament.gov.pg
Hon. Job Pomat MP
Speaker of Parliament
Parliament of Papua New Guinea info@parliament.gov.pg

Key Facts

Date of Independence
16 Sep 1975
CPA Branch Formed
16 Sep 1975
Voting Age
Seat of Parliament
Port Moresby