Papua New Guinea - Local government



Papua New Guinea is divided into 20 provinces, including the National Capital District. Each province has its own government, headed by a premier. In addition, there are more than 160 locally elected government councils. The local government system went through a process of reform in 1995, when the then-19 provincial governments were replaced by regional authorities. Bougainville presently exercises significant autonomy in its administrative affairs.

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Paul Fearman
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Aug 3, 2013 @ 4:16 pm
I am looking for information on when various Local Government Councils were first formed in PNG

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