Ministers for the Department of Industry and Science

The Hon Ian Macfarlane MP

The Hon Ian Macfarlane MP

The Hon Ian Macfarlane MP was sworn in as Minister for Industry and Science on 23 December 2014.

The Hon Karen Andrews MP

The Hon Karen Andrews MP

The Hon Karen Andrews MP was sworn in as Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Industry and Science on 23 December 2014.

Latest news

27 July 2015

Opening of ANSTO’s new electron microscopy facility

The Parliamentary Secretary for Industry and Science, the Hon Karen Andrews MP opened ANSTO’s $6 million Electron Microscopy Facility.

27 July 2015

Government opens state-of-the-art electron microscopy facility

The Hon Karen Andrews, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Industry and Science, today opened a world-class Electron Microscopy Facility at the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation.

27 July 2015

Keynote address at the 2nd Annual STEM Education Conference

Parliamentary Secretary Andrews gives the keynote address at the 2nd Annual STEM Education Conference in Sydney.

27 July 2015

STEM skills the key to Australia’s economic success

Teachers, educators, engineers and business people met in Sydney today to discuss practical ways to inspire Australia’s younger generation to engage with science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).