State of the PNG public sector

Crawford School of Public Policy | Development Policy Centre

Event details


Date & time

Friday 21 October 2016


Acton Theatre, Level 1, JG Crawford Building 132, Lennox Crossing, ANU


John Ma’o Kali, CMG, OBE, Secretary, Department of Personnel Management, Papua New Guinea Government.


Macarena Rojas
6125 7922

The Papua New Guinea’s Department of Personnel Management plays a critical role as a central agency in the Government’s policy initiatives and implementation of the Public Sector Reforms.

In this public seminar, Mr John Ma’o Kali, Secretary of Papua New Guinea’s Department of Personnel Management, examined the size and shape of the PNG’s public service, the successes and challenges of the PNG’s public sector, and identify the areas of priority and reform in public sector management.

Mr Kali also discussed the Pacific Leadership and Governance Precinct, a new initiative between the governments of Papua New Guinea and Australia that aims to strengthen leadership, governance and public sector capacity in PNG.

This seminar was presented as part of the Development Policy Centre’s PNG Project, with funding from the Australian Aid Program through the Pacific Governance and Leadership Precinct.

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