Special Parliament Sitting on Thursday 11th, March 2021 at 10:00 a.m.

Hon. Justin Tkatchenko, BEM, OL, MP

Justin Tkatchenko

Ministerial Portfolio
Minister fro Housing and Urban Development

Moresby South Open

Social Democratic Party

Parliamentary Services

Current: Re-elected to the 10th National Parliament for the Moresby South Open seat in the 2017 General Elections as a People's National Congress Party candidate. Resigned from the PNC Party to re-join the Social Development Party (former party), Appointed Minister for Housing and Urban Development on 07/06/19, 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. Appointed Minister for Lands and Physical Planning and APEC 2018 in the O'neill-Abel Cabinet following the formation of the O'Neill- Abel Government from August 2017 to May 2019.


Secondary Education: Completed his Secondary Education from Banyule High School, Melbourne in 1988
Tertiary Education: Completed his Tertiary Education from the Homesglen College of TAFE, 1989

Achievements: Obtained qualifications in Horticulture and Botany, and Business Management from Homesglen College of TAFE.
Last Occupation Prior to Elections: Managing Director of PNG Gardener

Contact Details

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