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

31 October 2014

Greater say for industry on training package design

The Australian Government is opening a new round of consultation on the implementation of reforms to deliver more industry-relevant and flexible national training packages, which will in turn drive productivity and competitiveness.

31 October 2014

Accelerating commercialisation outcomes in Australia

Australian businesses and innovators will have access to the full suite of support streams to usher in a new wave of competitiveness and productivity growth under the Australian Government’s $484.2 million Entrepreneurs’ Infrastructure Programme.

31 October 2014

Queensland Exploration Breakfast

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Industry, the Hon Bob Baldwin MP, addressed the Queensland Exploration Breakfast.

30 October 2014

Red tape reduction delivers $83.5 million saving for industry

Australian industry will benefit from annual savings of $83.5 million through lower compliance costs with the repeal of unnecessary and counterproductive legislation and regulation.