Departments

The organisation of our government functions

Departments

The government is divided into fourteen departments, each under the leadership of a Member of Parliament. Click on the name of the department to find out more about their specific mandate, latest news and activities.

DEPARTMENT OF THE PRESIDENT AND THE BOUGAINVILLE EXECUTIVE COUNCIL:

The Department is made up of the Office of the Chief Secretary and the Bureau of Media and Communications. The department is headed by the ABG President Honorable Chief Dr. JOHN MOMIS.

DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT:

Headed by Secretary MANA KAKAROUTS under the ministerial leadership of Honorable JOSEPHINE GETSI, ABG Minister for Community Development.

DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY GOVERNMENT AND DISTRICT AFFAIRS:

Headed by acting Secretary DONNA PEARSON, under the ministerial leadership of Honorable JACOB TOOKE, ABG Minister for Community Government.

DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT:

Headed by Secretary STEVEN TSIVELE under the ministerial leadership of Honorable FIDELIS SEMOSO, ABG Minister for Economic Development.

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION:

Headed by Secretary JUSTIN KEHATSIN under the ministerial leadership of Honorable THOMAS PATAKU, ABG Minister for Education.

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH:

Headed by Secretary CLEMENT TOTAVUN under the ministerial leadership of Honorable DENNIS LOKONAI, ABG Minister for Health.

DEPARTMENT OF LANDS, PHYSICAL PLANNING, ENVIRONMENT AND CONSERVATION:

Headed by Secretary RAPHAEL NAGUAL under the ministerial leadership of Honorable JOHN TABINAMAN, ABG Minister for Lands.

DEPARTMENT OF MINERAL AND ENERGY RESOURCES:

Headed by Secretary SHADRACH HIMATA under the ministerial leadership of Honorable RAYMOND MASONO, ABG Vice President and Minister for Mineral and Energy Resources.

DEPARTMENT OF PEACE AGREEMENT IMPLEMENTATION:

Headed by acting Secretary DENNIS KUIAI under the ministerial leadership of Honorable ALBERT PUNGHAU, ABG Minister for Peace Agreement Implementation.

DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES:

Headed by acting Secretary WESLEY WANINARA  under the ministerial leadership of Honorable ROBERT HAMAL SAWA, ABG Minister for Public Service.

DEPARTMENT OF POLICE, CORRECTIVE SERVICES AND JUSTICE:

Headed by Secretary KENNEARTH NANEI under the ministerial leadership of Honorable WILLIE MASIU, ABG Minister for Police.

​DEPARTMENT OF PRIMARY INDUSTRIES:

Headed by acting Secretary WENDY SAWA under the ministerial leadership of Honorable CLARENCE DENCY, ABG Minister for Primary Industries.

DEPARTMENT OF TECHNICAL SERVICES:

Headed by acting Secretary THOMAS RAIVET under the ministerial leadership of Honorable LUKE KARASTON, ABG Minister for Technical Services.

DEPARTMENT OF TREASURY AND FINANCE:

Headed by acting Secretary MATHEW MONEI under the ministerial leadership of Honorable ROBIN WILSON, ABG Minister for Finance.