Citizens Technical Advisors

A new Regulation the Public Service (Management) (Engagement of Citizen Technical Advisers) Regulation 2018, has come into force on 28 April 2018.

The Regulation applies to Citizen Technical Advisers who are employed by Aid Contractors and other Agencies to provide advisory support within PNG Government Agencies.

The Department of Personnel Management has uploaded a range of resources onto our website to assist Departmental Heads, Development Partners, Citizen Technical Advisers and other stakeholders understand the requirements of the new law.

Development partners are encouraged to consider engaging suitably qualified and experienced citizen advisers before considering non-citizens. Should you require more information or assistance please contact DPM on 327 6360/6368 or by emailing