Office Of The Secretary

Mr. Luther Sipison is the newly appointed Acting Secretary for the Department of Lands and Physical Planning. The Office of the Secretary for Lands and Physical Planning is located on Level 2, of the Eda Tano Haus at Waigani. In terms of the structural setup of the department the Office is identified within the General Management Division which comprises of:

Deputy Secretary
Customary Land
Deputy Secretary
Land Services
Deputy Secretary
Corporate Affairs
Acquisitions Office of the Surveyor General Corporate Services
Incorporated Land Groups (ILG) Office of the Valuer General Policy & Legal Services
Leases Registrar of Titles Land Information Services
Projects Physical Planning  
  National Mapping Bureau  
  Alienated Land  


The Office functions to ensure that the Department is managed effectively and efficiently; and that it is accountable and transparent and operates with integrity and probity at all times. Critical also is the need to resolve issues to the satisfaction of Government and the stakeholders and consistent with the vision of the Department, create an enabling environment that reconciles traditional views with recognition that land is an essential resource for economic advancement.
For business correspondence and more information, you can contact us on the following contact details:

General enquires Phone: (+675) 301 3116 
Fax: (+675) 325 4015
Write to us The Secretary 
Department of Lands & Physical Planning 
PO Box 5665
Boroko (111)
National Capital District, Papua New Guinea