Current NEWS

  • Relby’s Journey with DPM
    Meet Relby Luke, the Principal Legal Officer for the Department of Personnel Management. Ms. Luke who returned in September from Melbourne Australia after completing her Masters in Employment and Labor Relations Law. Relby is from one of the D’Entrecasteaux Islands of Milne Bay Province called Normanby and is married with two beautiful kids. She began … Read more
  • Merger a Key Reform Agenda
    The merger between Public Services Commission and the Department of Personnel Management is a key reform agenda for the PNG Public Service said Australian Public Service Commissioner Dr. Brouwer. He said the key ingredients of gaining and maintaining trust during the process of implementing a reform agenda are: Capability building, Integrity, Maintenance of work standards … Read more
  • Public Servants Challenged to Reflect on Individual Contributions
    Prime Minister James Marape in his keynote address challenged each and every Public Servants to reflect on their individual contributions, posing a powerful question: “Am I doing enough for my people and country?” PM Marape urged them to join him and the Government in constructing a better Papua New Guinea. The Prime Minister also acknowledged … Read more
  • Agency Heads Must Be Prudent in their Roles
    Public Service Minister, Hon. Joe Sungi appealed to Agency Heads to be prudent in their management and supervisory roles this year (2024). He made this statement at the 8th Public Service Dedication service, held at the Sir John Guise Indoor Complex on the 5th of January. “I make this strong appeal to all agency heads … Read more
  • PM Urge Public Servants to Unite and Serve
    Prime Minister James Marape has challenged Public Servants to unite as one and serve Papua New Guinea with an unwavering commitment. He said this in Port Moresby at the Sir John Guise Stadium while delivering his keynote address at the Public Service Dedication ceremony on January 5th this year. PM Marape said there are about … Read more
  • DPM Secretary’s 2023 Christmas Message
    A seasoned warm Christmas greeting to you all hardworking and dedicated staff of the Department of Personnel Management. As we reach the end of another year, it would be remiss of me not to reflect on all that we have achieved as a Department throughout the year. There are many achievements and equally many challenges … Read more
  • Triple Celebration for DPM
    The Department of Personnel Management and its staff had a lot to celebrate this December, with the launching of the department’s 2023-2027 corporate plan and the re-appointment of Secretary Ms. Taies Sansan coinciding with the staff Christmas party on the 6th of December was surely a triple celebration for the department.   Deputy Secretary with … Read more
  • Human Resource Powers Returns to Agency Heads
    Department of Personnel Management Secretary Ms. Taies Sansan formally returned all Human Resource Powers that were previously revoked on the 01st of October 2019 to department and agency heads to be restored, which will be effected on Tuesday 2nd January 2024. All agency heads were advised through a circular instruction No. 18 / 2023 instructing … Read more
  • DPM Signs MoA for Teacher’s Salaries Increase
    Secretary Ms. Taies Sansan once again represented the state as the head of the Department of Personnel Management, signed a Memorandum of Agreement that will be covering the terms and conditions for Teacher’s in the next three years and onwards. Secretary Sansan said the agreement has been successfully reached and commended all parties involved especially … Read more
  • Corporate Plan 2023-2027 Launched
    Secretary Ms. Taies Sansan launched the 2023-2027 Corporate Plan for the Department of Personnel Management on the 06th of December at the APEC Haus, Port Moresby. Secretary Sansan thanked the staff of the Department who had contributed immensely to achieving the objectives from the last corporate plan in the last four years despite minimum funding … Read more