Governor-General of Papua New Guinea

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Governor-General of Papua New Guinea
National Emblem of Papua New Guinea.svg
Flag of the Governor-General of Papua New Guinea.svg
Incumbent
Sir Robert Dadae

since 28 February 2017
Viceroy
StyleHis Excellency
ResidenceGovernment House, Papua New Guinea
AppointerMonarch of Papua New Guinea
Term lengthAt His/Her Majesty's pleasure
Formation16 September 1975
First holderJohn Guise

The Governor-General of Papua New Guinea is the representative of Papua New Guinean monarch, known in Tok Pisin as 'Missis Kwin'.

Governors-General of Papua New Guinea[change | change source]

No. Name
(Birth–Death)
Tenure Notes
Took Office Left Office
1 Sir John Guise
(1914–1991)
6 September 1975 1 March 1977 Resigned from office to contest election.
2 Sir Tore Lokoloko
(1930–2013)
1 March 1977 1 March 1983
3 Sir Kingsford Dibela
(1932–2002)
1 March 1983 1 March 1989 Resigned from office.
4 Sir Ignatius Kilage
(1941–1989)
1 March 1989 31 December 1989 Died in office.
5 Sir Serei Eri
(1936–1993)
27 February 1990 4 October 1991 Resigned from office, due to dismissal instructed to the Queen by the Prime Minister.
6 Sir Wiwa Korowi
(1948–)
18 November 1991 20 November 1997
7 Sir Silas Atopare
(1951–)
20 November 1997 20 November 2003
8 Sir Paulias Matane
(1931–)
29 January 2004 13 December 2010 Elected by the National Parliament (50–46), on 27 January 2004.
9 Sir Michael Ogio
(1942–2017)
25 February 2011 18 February 2017 Elected by the National Parliament (65–23), on 14 January 2011. Died in office.
10 Sir Robert Dadae
(1961– )[1]
28 February 2017 Incumbent Elected by the National Parliament (55–36), on 1 February 2017.

References[change | change source]

  1. Kisselpar, Joy (February 1, 2017). "Bob Dadae named next Governor-General of Papua New Guinea". Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved February 3, 2017.