Parliament adjourned to Tuesday, 20th April 2021 at 2:00 p.m.

Hon. Walter David Schnaubelt, MP

Walter David Schnaubelt

Ministerial Portfolio
Minister for Culture, Tourism and National Museum

Electorate
Namatanai Open

Party
National Alliance Party (NA)

Votes Received
20, 474

Parliamentary Services

Current: First elected to the 10th National Parliament for the Namatanai Open seat in the 2017 General Elections as a member of the National Alliance Party. Joined the Marape-Steven Government on 27/08/2019. Appointed Minister for Tourism on 01/10/2020 following a cabinet reshuffle,1st term in this Parliament.

Past: Appointed the Opposition Whip under the Pruaitch led Opposition since August 2017-August 2019, then left the Opposition Branch to join the Marape-Steven Government on 27th August 2019. Chairman of Law & Order from June 2019 to 28/08/2020, a member of the Emergency Permanent Parliamentary Committee from June 2019 to September 2020,

Biography

Religion: Christianity- Roman Catholic
Primary Education: Completed his Primary Education from the Sacred Heart Primary School, Malaguna, East New Britain Province
Secondary Education: Completed his Secondary Education from the Marist Ash Grove College, Brisbane and Grades 11- 12 from Tafe College
Achievements: Holds a 3rd Degree Black Belt Karate, Business Administration Studies, Open Water Diver, Entrepreneur since 1997 to date
Last Occupation Prior to Elections: Director and Managing Director of SOS Security Limited since 1997

Contact Details

Parliament Office
C/-National Parliament, PO Parliament House, WAIGANI, NCD 131, Papua New Guinea

Ph: +675 3277682/704/ 73264784
Fax: +675 3277480
office@namatanaidistrict.gov.pg