Parliament in Session

Hon. Joseph Yopyyopy, MP

Shadow Minister for
Health & HIV/AIDS, Religion, Youth & Community Development & Sports

Wosera Gawi Open

Melanesian Alliance (MA)

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Parliamentary Services

Current: Re-elected to the 10th National Parliament as the Member for Wosera-Gawi during the National General Elections 2017. Appointed Shadow Minister for Health & HIV/AIDS Sports, Religion, Youth & Community Development, 2nd Term in this Parliament.

Past: First elected to the 9th National Parliament for the Wosera-Gawi Open seat in the 2012 General Elections as a Social Democratic Party candidate. Appointed Pensions and Retirement Benefits Committee-Chair and member of Public Works Committee in August 2012


Religion: Christianity
Primary Education: Serangwandu Primary School (1970-1975)
Secondary Education: CODE & Matriculation (1976-1982)
Tertiary Education: Lincoln University, Christchurch, NZ (1993-1997)

Achievements: Earned a Degree in Commerce and Management from the University of Lincoln University in Christchurch, New Zealand, Diploma in Farm Management and Certificate of Agriculture.
Last Occupation Prior to Elections: Manger in charge of Education for National Capital District Commission from December 1999-August 2017 before entering Politics.

Contact Details

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