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

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.

NAIF changes to fast-track infrastructure investment

18 April 2018

The Australian Government will amend the investment mandate of the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility to increase its flexibility and improve its potential to support projects that deliver more jobs and economic opportunities to Northern Australia. 

Cooperative Research Centre for Developing Northern Australia invigorates aquaculture industry

17 April 2018

The Australian Government has announced a $100,000 investment in aquaculture from the Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) for Developing Northern Australia designed to stimulate jobs and economic growth across the north.