Core Functions

• Provide leadership in the development of appropriate and timely communication and information policy advice to the Minister
• Coordinate awareness and dissemination of government development information to our citizens, particularly those in rural areas
• Collaborate with NICTA in the promotion of the Universal Access Scheme under the Rural Communication Program
• Coordinate, manage and implement the Integrated Government Information System (IGIS)
• Provide technical and advisory support services to the Information Technology Board
• Formulate information technology policies and standards for public service and establish guidelines for the procurement and use of Information and communication technologies
• Promote and coordinate external development assistance to enhance communication and information services in PNG
• Provide advice to the Minister on the operations of State entities under the Ministerial responsibilities
• Manage budget allocation and human resource to enhance performance in the Department.