Parliament session adjourned to Tuesday 25th June 2019, 2pm

Hon. Joe Lera, MP

Joe Lera

Ministerial Portfolio
Governor for Bougainville Regional

Electorate
Bougainville Provincial

Party
United Resource Party

Votes Received
39,912

Parliamentary Services

Current: Re-elected to the 10th National Parliament as Governor for Bougainville Province, 2nd Term.

Past: First elected to the 9th National Parliament for the Bougainville Provincial seat in the 2012 General Elections as a United Resource Party Candidate. Appointed member of the Plans and Estimates Committee from August 2012 till appointed as Minister for Bougainville Affairs on 08/04/16. Governor for Bougainville Province 2012-2017.

Biography

Religion: Chrisitianity-Catholic
Primary Education: Completed his Primary Education from Haisi Primary School in 1970
Secondary Education: Completed his Secondary Education from St Joseph's High School, Grade 10 in 1974
Tertiary Education: Completed his Tertiary Education from the University of Papua New Guinea (1996-1998), then Macquarie University (1988-1989)

Achievements: Obtained a Masters in Education Degree from University of Papua New Guinea in 1998, then a Bachelor in Education Degree from the Macquarie University in 1989 (a joint programme between University of Papua New Guinea & Sydney.
Community Interests: Love People
Last Occupation Prior to Elections: Southern Regional Commissioner for the Autonomous Region of Bougainville (2006-2009)

Contact Details

Parliament Office
C/-National Parliament. PO Parliament House, WAIGNAI, Papua New Guinea

Ph: +675 3277568
Fax: +675 3277480
jlera4142@gmail.com

Telephone: 70054755



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