Category Archives: Politics

Corruption In Papua New Guinea Out of Contol!

Corruption in Papua New Guinea is out of control! There is no doubt about it. Corruption is “Systemic” and “Systematic” to use the words of Sir Mekere Morauta, former Prime Minister of PNG. It is so embedded in the majority, … Continue reading

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Occupational Health and Safety Bill 2012 Under Review

The draft OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH BILL 2011 is now going for the second round of review. Interested people can email me to get a copy for review and feedback to appropriate authorities. It is an exciting time in PNG … Continue reading

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Hard-working PNG Health Workers Deserve Better!

Three weeks ago I was away working when I got an email from my wife telling me that my 1-year-old son was passing blood from his anus and he was being referred to Mt. Hagen General Hospital. My son had … Continue reading

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PNG National Department of Health Must Give Rural Health Service Delivery to the Churches Medical Council.

Papua New Guinea’s rural health service and health infrastructure is largely owned by¬†faith based organisations. The Churches Medical Council (CMC) is the main body representing all churches in PNG involved in rural health service delivery. Furthermore, I do not know … Continue reading

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Proposed Changes To Superannuation General Act 2000 Not Welcome!

Every Papua New Guinean knows about the “Cairns Observatory” saga. Political interference and rampant corruption resulted in the near collapse of the superannuation industry in PNG. Many hard-working Papua New Guineans lost their lifetime savings. Some lost their jobs. Those … Continue reading

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