Parliament session adjourned to Friday 28th June 2019, 10:00 AM

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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