Parliament rise till Tuesday 20th, April 2021 at 2:00 p.m.

Hon. Benjamin Philip, MP

Benjamin Philip

Ministerial Portfolio
Vice Minister Finance

Menyamya Open

People's National Congress (PNC)

Date of Election
20 July 2012

Votes Received

Contact Details

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

Telephone: 3277600
Fax: 3277480

Electorate Office
C/-Menyamya District Office P O Box 63, Menyamya, Morobe Province

Telephone: 3277600
Fax: 3277480

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Current: Member of Parliament for Menyamya Electorate and Vice Minister for Finance

Past: First Elected to the 8th National Parliament for the Menyamya Open Electorate in the 2007 General Elections as an Rural Development Party candidate. Appointed Parliamentary Referral Committee on Communications-Chairman on the 18/09/2007. Appointed Minister for Tourism, Art and Culture on the 5/8/2011 in the O'Neill-Namah cabinet.


Religion: Christianity
Primary Education: Menyama Primary School
Secondary Education: College of Distance Education, Grade 10, 1989
Tertiary Education: Balob Teachers College, 1990. University of Papua New Guinea, 2014-2015

Achievements: Successful Businessman, Winning the 2012 General Elections, Vice Minister for Finance
Community Interests: Meeting Village people, Assisting people transport and sell their produce
Last Occupation Prior to Elections: Small Businessman