The Mineral Resources Authority (MRA) of Papua New Guinea provides all the information you require on the Minerals Sector in PNG. The Authority is a Government Agency; and all functions executed are on behalf of the Government of PNG. The Mineral Resources Authority was established through the enactment of the Mineral Resources Authority Act 2005 by Parliament. The Act came into effect on January 1 persuant to the Gazettal Notice No. G16 of 2006.