Current NEWS

  • Staff Profile: DPM Supports Career Path for Staff
    Meet 52 years old Ms. Ioa (Yo-wa) Vitaharo of Mashall Island in Aroma, Central Province. She is the State of Service Reporting  Officer in the Public Service Information Centre Branch within Secretary’s Office. Ioa commenced work at DPM at a very young age of 20 years old, with only a Grade 10 Certificate as her highest … Read more
  • DPM Staff Receives Masters
    Department of Personnel Management’s Monitoring and Evaluation Manager, Mr. Joseph Oltipa recently graduated at the University of Papua New Guinea (UPNG’s) 69th graduation with Masters in Economic and Public Policy (MEPP), on the 26th of April, 2024. Mr. Oltipa has been working at DPM for close to 15 years. He was introduced to the MEPP … Read more
  • GESI Sensitization & Mainstreaming Continues
    Department of Personnel Management through its Gender Equity and Social Inclusion Division continues to implement the GESI  policy through its trainings and workshop programs on a Whole of Government approach to  government departments and State  Agencies in Port Moresby. More than 10 National Agencies out of the 103 that are based in Port Moresby have undergone … Read more
  • DPM Participates in Pacific Workforce Planning
    DPM Staff, Manager Monitoring and Compliance Branch, Mr. Joseph Oltipa was part of the delegation of Public  Servants from the Pacific Island that attended the Pacific Workforce Planning Study Tour in Canberra, Australia from the 27th of April to the 3rd of May, 2024. It was hosted by the Australian Public Service Commission, and was participated … Read more
  • DPM Concludes Data Cleansing Forum 
    Department of Personnel Management ended the Data Cleansing Workshop on a high note on the 1st of May, 2024, with positive feedbacks from participants. The participants were Heads of Government Agencies, Provincial Administrators, Chief Executive Officers of Provincial Health Authorities, HR Managers and Organization Design Officers or Establishment Officers. DPM has initiated significant Payroll Reforms, with … Read more
  • National Women’s Day Celebrated
    Department of Personal Management was part of the high level panel discussion during the National Women’s Day Celebration hosted by the Department of Prime Minister & NEC, in partnership with the Department of Community Development & Religion, and the Department of Communication & Information Technology. The National Women’s Day was attended by most of the … Read more
  • Invest in Women to Progress in the Public Service
    Deputy Secretary Human Resource & Advisory Services, Ms. Constance Baisi said the International Women’s Day theme for this year, ‘Invest in Women to Accelerate Progress in the Public Service’ is precise and clear . She delivered her speech on behalf of the Secretary Ms. Taies Sansan during the celebration of IWD on the 8th of March, … Read more
  • DPM Hosts APSC First Assistant Commissioner Talbot
    The Department of Personnel Management had the pleasure of hosting the First Assistant Commissioner, Ms. Joanne Talbot from the Australian Public Service Commission who joined DPM officers during a staff meeting on the 19th of this month. Ms. Talbot and the APSC team shared insights on Workplace Reforms, Diversity and Inclusion in the Australian Public Service. … Read more
  • Ward Members Urged to Perform
    The 7277 elected Ward Members all around the country including the Autonomous Region Of Bougainville were told to do their duties diligently at the Local Level Government level since they are being put on the Government’s Ascender payroll beginning Pay 5. The Minister for Inter-Government Relations, Hon. Soroi Eoe in his keynote address during the launch … Read more
  • Launching of Ward Members on Ascenda Payroll
    After almost 50 years of independence and at last about 7000 plus Local Level Government (LLG) Ward Members are being put on the Government’s Ascenda Payroll system. The official launching took place at the Gateway hotel in Port Moresby on the 5th of March, 2024. Inter-Government and Relations Minister, Hon. Soroi Eoe and the Public Service … Read more