Parliament will rise till Tuesday 10th August 2021 at 2:00 pm

Hon. Joseph Yopyyopy, MP

Joseph yopyopy

Wosera-Gaui Open

Melanesian Alliance Party (MAP)

Votes Received

Parliamentary Services

Current: Re-elected to the 10th National Parliament for the Wosera-Gaui Open Seat in the 2017 National General Elections. 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. Appointed Shadow Minister for Health & HIV/AIDS Sports, Religion, Youth & Community Development under the Opposition Wing led by Pruaitch then crossed over to the Government Wing. Served as Minister for Education from 07/06/2019-16/11/2020,


Religion: Christianity
Primary Education: Completed Primary Education from Serangwandu Primary School (1970-1975)
Secondary Education: Completed Secondary Education through CODE & Matriculation from University of Papua New Guinea (1976-1982)
Tertiary Education: Completed Tertiary Education from the Lincoln University, Christchurch, NZ (1993-1997)

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

Contact Details

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