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Hon. Ishmael Mali Avui

Member of Parliament
East Central Guadalcanal, Guadalcanal
Eleventh Parliament

Constituency: East Central Guadalcanal, Guadalcanal Province

Contact Address:    

Ministry of Home Affairs
P.O. Box G11
Solomon Islands.
Phone: +677 28602
Fax: +677

Parliamentary Appointments

  • Elected to the National Parliament of Solomon Islands for East Central Guadalcanal Constituency on 19th November 2014

Party Affiliation

  • United Democratic Party

Parliamentary Committee Appointments

  • Chairman of Public Expenditure Committee from 2nd November 2015 to 1st November 2017.
  • Member of Health and Medical Services Committee from 4th November 2015 to 1st November 2017.
  • Member of Police, National Security and Correctional Services Committee from 17th November 2015 to 1st November 2017.

Ministerial Appointments

  • Minister for Home Affairs from 9th July 2018 to date.
  • Minister for National Unity, Peace and Reconciliation from 17th November 2017 to 9th July 2018.
  • Minister for Development Planning and Aid Coordination from 1st November 2017 to 6th November 2017.
  • Minister for Justice and Legal Affairs from 15th December 2014 to 19th October 2015


  • Tertiary – Monash University, Melbourne, University of Manchester, UK, USP, Fiji
  • Secondary – King George VI School, Selwyn College

Education and Qualification

  • Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
  • University of Manchester, UK
  • University of the South Pacific, Suva, Fiji
  • King George National Secondary School
  • Selwyn College

Occupation before entering Parliament

  • Deputy Secretary to Cabinet
  • Permanent Secretary of Public Service


  • Year of birth: 1963 
  • Village/ Home Island: Longgu Village – Gaudalcanal Province