Parliament will rise until Tuesday 3rd, April at 2:00 PM for the 6th Meeting of the Tenth session

Hon. Douglas Tomuriesa, MP

Douglas Tomuriesa

Ministerial Portfolio
Minister for Forestry

Kiriwina-Goodenough Open

People's National Congress (PNC)

Parliamentary Services

Current: Re-elected to the 10th National Parliament for the Kiriwina- Goodenough Open seat as a People's National Congress Party Candidate in the 2017 General Elections.Appointed Minister for Forestry in the O'neill-Abel Cabinet, 2nd Term in this Parliament.

Past: First elected to the 9th National Parliament for the Kiriwina-Goodenough seat in the 2012 General Elections as a Triumph Heritage Empowerment Party candidate. Appointed Plans and Estimates Committee-Chair and member of Economic Affairs Committee, Public Works Committee and Assistant Speaker in August 2012 till 19/3/2014 then appointed Minister for Forests and Climate Change.


Religion: Christianity-Four Square
Primary Education: Kiriwina Primary School
Secondary Education: Cameron Secondary School
Tertiary Education: Lae University of Technology, Lae

Achievements: Earned a Bachelor of Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Technology, Lae.
Community Interests: Church Partnerships and activities
Last Occupation Prior to Elections: Manager at Bowmans Limited

Contact Details

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