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

2 September 2014

Australian Government puts science at centre of industry collaboration

Science and research are at the centre of the Australian Government’s industry policy which is focussed on lifting Australia’s rate of business and research collaboration to deliver commercial outcomes, economic growth and productivity gains.

1 September 2014

Launch of the Australasian Procurement and Construction Council’s Guide on Procurement of Construction Products

Mr Baldwin  launched the Australasian Procurement and Construction Council’s Guide on Procurement of Construction Products.

1 September 2014

Government delivers $50m commitment to expand higher-value manufacturing

Australian manufacturing is continuing its transition into higher-value activities and more sophisticated and sustainable markets, with applications now open for the Australian Government’s $50 million Manufacturing Transition Programme.

1 September 2014

New building and construction guidelines to protect homeowners

The national launch of new procurement guidelines for the construction and building sector today will help better protect householders from faulty materials and products and help ensure peace of mind about one of their most significant investments – their home.