Hon. Ian J.M. Ling-Stuckey, CMG. MP

Hon. Ian J.M. Ling-Stuckey, CMG. MP
Shadow Minister For Treasury And Finance

Hon Ian Ling-Stuckey completed his primary education in Kavieng at OLSH school and Port Moresby at Gordon Primary A school before attending St. Peters Lutheran College in Brisbane, Australia. He completed grade 12 in 1977, then attended Griffith University in Brisbane from where he graduated in 1981 with a Bachelor of Science (BSc) with a double major in Applied Mathematics and Land Use Planning.

Prior to entering politics Mr Ling-Stuckey was Chairman of Monian Group of companies, which has diversified interests in real estate, property development, plantations gaming and equities. His familys business interests were founded in Kavieng, New Ireland Province in 1937. He established the Ling-Stuckey Foundation which funds water tanks and small-scale micro-economic projects for village communities.

Mr Ling-Stuckey served as a member for Kavieng in his first term from 1997 to 2002 and has been a Minister for Mining, Public Service and Commerce & Industry. He is the first Member for Kavieng since democratic government was introduced in 1964, to be returned to the
National Parliament trice.

He served his second term as the Member for New Ireland Provincial and as Governor of the province and was re-elected as Member for Kavieng in 2017.

He has been a member of the PNG Land Board; the Industries Assistance Board; Deputy Chairman of the PNG Town Planning Board and from 1991 to 1995 was a Commissioner of the National Capital District Commission (NCDC).

Mr Ling-Stuckey has represented Papua New Guinea on several occasions as a member of the PNG squash team, having won three gold medals and a bronze medal at the 1983 South Pacific Games in Western Samoa and the 1987 South Pacific Games in New Caledonia.
He was awarded a Companion of the Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George (CMG) for his services to community, business and politics in the Queens Birthday Honours for 1999.


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Media Releases

IRC “other” tax collections fall K484 million short of 2018 budget predictions

“The IRC’s Commissioner of Tax has sought to clarify the pattern of tax collections in 2018 in a media release on 16 January. Unfortunately for ...

Milk ‘n Maseratis – how far can the Treasurer go?

“I am delighted that Treasurer Abel has finally listened to one of my many media releases and realised that the O’Neill/Abel government was clearly wrong ...

Opposition tariff response 5 – The Alternative Government’s Better Policies for PNG jobs and incomes – not just protecting PNC besties and cronies

“This is the final of a five part response to the failings of the PNC tax tariff policies. The first part of the response focused ...

PNG’s K500 million Fake 2018 Budget Revenue Confirmed – IRC details

“The Internal Revenue Commission (IRC) has released some very revealing figures about tax collections in 2018. The Commissioner for Tax talks about collecting more than ...

Opposition tariff response 4 – Please learn from PNG’s former policy mistakes! – the balanced and well-timed tariff reduction program

“This is the fourth of a five part response to the failings of the PNC tax tariff policies. The first part of the response focused ...