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

3 September 2015

Doorstop interview – Opening of Whitehaven Maules Creek Coal Mine

Doorstop interview at the opening of Whitehaven Maules Creek Coal Mine

3 September 2015

Australian Government partners with university to help students embrace STEM

Australian industry will have new options to enhance their competitive edge through partnerships with our world-class university research resources, as the Australian Government continues to implement a suite of policies to build stronger connections between business and science, Minister for Industry and Science Ian Macfarlane said.

2 September 2015

New NSW coal mine contributing to regional community and national economy

The opening of Whitehaven’s Maules Creek Coal Mine will bring stable jobs and regional economic prosperity to the Narrabri, Gunnedah and Tamworth communities in North-Western NSW.

31 August 2015

Speech at the Gold Coast Science Competition Awards Ceremony

Parliamentary Secretary Andrews presented the 2015 Gold Coast Science Competition Awards.