Internal auditors’ workshop aims for transparency and accountability

ACFE members pose for a group photo after the orientation workshop at the City Boutique Hotel in Port Moresby.

The Department of Finance with partner agencies has successfully hosted the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) orientation workshop in Port Moresby, last week. This is an initiative of the Department of Finance and United National Development Program-Australian Government Asia Pacific Partnership on Anti-Corruption for Peaceful and Inclusive Societies. PNG Department of Finance joins hundreds […]

Commissioning of staff houses at Huon Gulf district

As a way to improve public service delivery at the Sub-National level the former Finance and Rural Development Minister Charles Abel officially opened three staff houses at Huon-Gulf district, Morobe on November, 6, 2019. Present at the commissioning of the staff houses were Minister (former) Charles Abel, Secretary Dr Ken Ngangan, Morobe Governor Ginson Saonu, […]

Momase and Highlands Regional Workshop ends on a high note

The Department has successful hosted the Momase and Highlands Regional Financial Management workshop on November 6-7 at the Lae International Hotel. The workshop themed ”Driving Financial Reforms for Better Service Delivery at the Sub-National Level” aims to get collective ideas and feedback to drive reform in public service delivery and keeping everyone informed on the […]

Department conducts first retirement and retrenchment exercise for officers

As a way to improve public service delivery at the Sub-National level the former Finance and Rural Development Minister Charles Abel officially opened three staff houses at Huon-Gulf district, Morobe on November, 6, 2019. Present at the commissioning of the staff houses were Minister (former) Charles Abel, Secretary Dr Ken Ngangan, Morobe Governor Ginson Saonu, […]

Preventing corruption through Citizen participation

In light of the International Fraud Awareness Week (Nov 17-23), Department of Finance PNG Phones Against Corruption (P@C) team presented its result since inception in August 2014 at the Public Sector Audit Program workshop. The DoF P@C campaign joins the global annual event with one aim to promote anti-fraud awareness and education to reduce occupational […]

Department launches Governance Performance Scorecard

The Department has launched the Governance Performance Scorecard to enhance good governance and accountability for improved public service delivery and a way forward for the Papua New Guinea public service. The Scorecard will be used to measure the performance of public institutions, departments and government agencies. Secretary Dr Ken Ngangan thanked the Department especially the […]

Promoting healthy lifestyle through sports

The Department of Finance Young leaders Network has hosted a sports day on October, 1, 2019, at the Rita Flynn Indoor Complex in Port Moresby. The Fun Day saw staff participated in playing basketball, Netball and soccer. It was a fun filled day where officers played while at the same time interacting with each other. […]

Your health is your responsibility, says Ngangan

The Department of Finance has taken a step forward to promote healthy lifestyle at work place through physical exercise. The Fitness walk initiative aims to boost and keep officers healthy so that everyone can all work together to deliver to the people of Papua New Guinea. This is a weekly walk that will be held […]

Government officers, agencies and stakeholders undergo PEFA training

The Department of Finance under its Financial Management Improvement Program Division (FMIP) has held a training on Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability (PEFA) on September, 23 to 22, at the Institute of Public Administration in Port Moresby. The training was attended by the Department of Finance staff, government agencies and stakeholder representatives to strengthen Public […]

Finance Secretary receives recognition from the Queen

The Department of Finance Secretary Dr Ken Ngangan has been awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) for his contribution to public services and public financial management and governance reform. Dr Ken Ngangan was among 87 recipients of the 2019 Queen’s Birthday Honors for their services to their country and community. “I am truly […]