The Department of Information and Communication Technology is embarking on a journey to transform the whole-of government digital platforms in support of digital government services and applications to enhance efficient and effective delivery of services within the PNG government, its agencies and all its stakeholders through, profound policies and legislation. The department is mainly driven by visions and strategic plans to promote government service affordability, transparency, sustainability and security through a more digitalized government.
PNG has been lacking a clear path to a whole new era of digital transformation and a reformed government service delivery operations. Under defined mandates and commissions, these proposed policies unveiled the introduction of strategic frameworks for digital transformation, approaches to a secured cyberspace, cloud based computing, freedom to access information, clear directive action plans, ICT sector reformation, and utilization of ICT and related telecommunications services to stakeholders.
Sets out the strategic framework in digital transformation within PNG government and sector as a whole.
Government Cloud Policy
The Government Cloud (GC) Policy provides guidance and direction to PNG Government departments and agencies in making use of Government Cloud Infrastructure (GCI) service
Sets out the government approach towards addressing cyber security risks and challenges.
ACCESS TO INFORMATION
Deploys information disclosure to achieve good governance and sustainable development.
Establish strategic directions to help shape the development of the digital economy in PNG.
NATIONAL ICT POLICY
Presents the government’s effort to reform ICT sector within PNG government.
DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION BILL
The Proposed Digital Government Bill 2021 proposes to anchor ‘whole-of-government’ ICT functions and powers within the Department of Information and Communication Technology
NATIONAL ICT ACT
The power to do all things necessary to be done in connection with, or otherwise incidental to, the performance of its functions or to enable it to achieve the objective