Parliament adjourned to 2pm 28th May

Hon. Bob Dadae, MP

Bob Dadae

Kabwum Open

People's National Congress (P.NC.)

Date of Election
18 July 2012

Votes Received

Contact Details

Parliament Office
National Parliament P O Parliament House WAIGANI, N.C.D Papua New Guinea

Telephone: 3277638
Fax: 3277480

Electorate Office
P O Box 201, Lae, Morobe Province

Telephone: 3277638
Fax: 3277480

Connect with Dadae

Party Website

Parliamentary Services

Current: Member for Kabwum Open, Chairman of Public Works Permanent Committee, Member of Private Business Permanent Committee, Member of Public Accounts Permanent Committee and Member of Inter-Government Relations Referral Committee

Past: First elected in to he 7th National Parliament in the 2002 General Elections for the Kabwum Open seat as a United Party Candidate. Elected Deputy Leader of United Party after the 2002 general elections. Elected Deputy Speaker unopposed on the 30/06/2004 replacing Jeffery Nape. Re-elected to the 8th National Parliament in the 2007 General Elections for the same seat as a United Party candidate. Appointment as Minister for Defence in the Somare-Temu cabinet on the 29/8/2007 till 2/8/2011.


Religion: Christian- Lutheran
Primary Education: 1970-1975: Received primary education at the Ombo Lutheran Agency in Derim
Secondary Education: 1979: Secondary education at Bugandi High School where he graduated
Tertiary Education: He attended University of Papua New Guinea where he graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce degree in 1988, then obtained a Masters Degree in Business Administration from the Griffith University, Queensland in 1995.

Achievements: Board member of the Christian Press Inc., and Bumayong Lutheran High School, and a Church Elder in his local parish.
Community Interests:
Last Occupation Prior to Elections: Accountant of Evangelical Lutheran Church of Papua New Guinea