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Senator the Hon Arthur Sinodinos AO

Senator the Hon Arthur Sinodinos AO

Senator the Hon Arthur Sinodinos AO was sworn in as Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science on 24 January 2017.

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

Craig Laundy

The Hon Craig Laundy MP was sworn in as Assistant Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science on 19 July 2016.

Latest news

$3m cash bid exploration permit awarded off Western Australia

20 February 2017

International energy company Chevron has paid $3 million for a cash bid permit to secure the right to explore an area off the Western Australian coast for the next six years.

Northern Australia CRC open for business

20 February 2017

The Australian Government has announced the establishment Board of the $75 million CRC for Developing Northern Australia, which will get to work on attracting research projects that benefit the north.

Government funding puts Geelong manufacturer in driver’s seat

20 February 2017

The Assistant Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, Craig Laundy, has visited the research headquarters of a carbon fibre manufacturer that will use Australian Government funding to help develop lightweight car seats for global markets.

Science and innovation treaty with New Zealand creates new opportunities

17 February 2017

Australia and New Zealand will work together to tackle chronic disease, advance general health care and improve the accuracy and availability of GPS signals as part of our commitment to increase collaboration on research and innovation.

Australia and New Zealand align on positioning

17 February 2017

The Australian Government today announced it will be collaborating with New Zealand on a project to improve positioning capability in the Australasia region.