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

Hon. Justin Tkatchenko, BEM, OL, MP

Ministerial Portfolio
Minister for Lands & Physical Planning and APEC 2018

Moresby South

People's National Congress (PNC)

Parliamentary Services

Current: Appointed Minister for Lands and Physical Planning and APEC 2018 in the O'neill-Abel Cabinet, 2nd Term in this Parliament.

Past: First elected to the 9th National Parliament for the Moresby South Open seat in the 2012 General Elections as a Social Democratic Party candidate. Appointed Minister for Sports and Pacific Games in the O'Neill-Dion cabinet following formation of government in August 2012. Appointed Minister for Sports and Tourism after a reshuffle on the 11/01/2016, then as Minister for Sports and APEC on 8/4/2016.


Primary Education:
Secondary Education: Completed year 11 certificate at Banyule High School, Melbourne in 1985
Tertiary Education: Homesglen College of TAFE.

Achievements: Obtained qualifications in Horticulture and Botany, and Business Management.
Community Interests:
Last Occupation Prior to Elections:

Contact Details

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