Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash

Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash was sworn in as Minister for Jobs and Innovation on 20 December 2017.

Additional content can be found on the Ministers' Media Centre for the Department of Jobs and Small Business.

Senator the Hon Matt Canavan

Matt Canavan

Senator the Hon Matt Canavan was sworn in as Minister for Resources and Northern Australia on 19 July 2016.

The Hon Craig Laundy MP

The Hon Craig Laundy MP was sworn in as Minister for Small and Family Business, the Workplace and Deregulation on 20 December 2017.

Additional content can be found on the Ministers' Media Centre for the Department of Jobs and Small Business.

Senator the Hon Zed Seselja

Senator the Hon Zed Seselja was sworn in as Assistant Minister for Science, Jobs and Innovation on 20 December 2017.

Latest news

New magnetite mine to create jobs for Broken Hill and boost iron ore exports

23 April 2018

A new mine project in Broken Hill, with the potential to create 1700 jobs, will be assisted by the Turnbull Government to meet its state and federal regulatory approvals.

Major upgrade helps prepare for world's largest telescope

23 April 2018

Minister for Jobs and Innovation, Senator Michaelia Cash has today launched Phase Two of the Murchison Widefield Array (MWA), a world-leading low‑frequency radio telescope located in the Murchison Radio Quiet Zone, in Western Australia, designed to examine the origins of the universe.

Government pushes forward on innovation agenda

20 April 2018

Members of the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Industry and Skills Council met today to further accelerate their joint work to encourage jobs and economic growth and enable an innovative economy that can adapt to technological change.

Ministers commit to shared plan to develop Northern Australia

18 April 2018

Federal, state and territory ministers responsible for Northern Australia have today committed to a shared vision and forward work plan to increase productivity, encourage investment and create new jobs in Northern Australia.

Australian government increases commitment to iconic Outback Way

18 April 2018

The Australian Government will deliver another $160 million to seal and widen priority sections of the iconic Outback Way, taking the Government’s total commitment to the route to $330 million and continuing the Government’s commitment to nation building and improving regional connectivity.