Ministers for the Department of Industry

The Hon Ian Macfarlane MP

The Hon Ian Macfarlane MP

The Hon Ian Macfarlane MP was sworn in as Minister for Industry on 18 September 2013.

The Hon Bob Baldwin MP

The Hon Bob Baldwin MP

The Hon Bob Baldwin MP was sworn in as Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Industry on 18 September 2013.

Latest news

29 August 2014

New Chair and Deputy Chair to lead ANSTO Board

Prominent businessman Mr James McDowell has been appointed the new chair of the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) board.

29 August 2014

Interview: ABC radio

Interview about the Renewable Energy Target review.

28 August 2014

Independent panel review of renewable energy target

The Government has released the report from the independent panel on the review of the Renewable Energy Target (RET).

26 August 2014

Government supports automotive industry transition

The Australian Government is continuing to work with the automotive sector on a transition plan to help workers and components suppliers to capitalise on new opportunities in a diverse range of industries and will continue to support domestic manufacturing through fleet procurement through until the end of local car production.