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

31 March 2015

Academy boosts science and technology teaching in NSW schools

Industry and Science Minister Ian Macfarlane has congratulated 62 participants who are completing the teacher enrichment and professional development programme offered at a new academy at the University of Sydney.

27 March 2015

Sunshine State home to largest solar PV research facility in the southern hemisphere

The University of Queensland today officially opened the largest solar photovoltaic (PV) research facility in the southern hemisphere.

24 March 2015

Interview with ABC NewsRadio

Interview with Marius Benson, ABC NewsRadio, on Science Meets Parliament and the importance of STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) education.

24 March 2015

Address to Science Meets Parliament

The Minister for Industry and Science, the Hon Ian Macfarlane MP, addressed a gala dinner for Science Meets Parliament.