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

27 November 2014

Commonwealth Science Council brings scientists and business leaders together to collaborate

The Commonwealth Science Council will hold its first meeting today, bringing together the nation’s most eminent scientists and business people to provide advice on boosting Australia’s prosperity and competitiveness.

26 November 2014

Coalition Government acts to address use of faulty building products in construction industry

The Coalition Government is taking action to protect families building their homes from faulty building products and materials.

26 November 2014

Astronomical array stars at Innovation Challenge awards

Australian Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane congratulated Australia’s best innovators who have been recognised at the fourth annual The Australian Innovation Challenge.

24 November 2014

Geoscience Australia awarded for innovation in community resilience

Minister for Industry Ian Macfarlane has congratulated Geoscience Australia on being recognised for its work in strengthening community disaster resilience at the annual Resilient Australia Awards ceremony held today at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra.