Ministers for the Department of Industry and Science

The Hon Greg Hunt MP

The Hon Greg Hunt MP was sworn in as Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science on 19 July 2016.

Senator the Hon 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 Assistant Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science on 19 July 2016.

Latest news

30 August 2016

Applicants shortlisted for new research to find solutions for challenges facing Australia

Seven applicants have been shortlisted to deliver research aimed at boosting critical sectors of the economy, under the Turnbull Government’s $653 million Cooperative Research Centres (CRC) Programme.

29 August 2016

Canavan welcomes Federal Court decision on Adani

Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan has welcomed the Federal Court decision to dismiss the Australian Conservation Foundation’s challenge to the federal approval of the Adani coal and infrastructure project.

29 August 2016

Shoulder to shoulder with Perth enterprise

The Turnbull government is delivering for Australian businesses with a policy environment enabling them to grow, innovate, create local jobs and compete in global markets.

26 August 2016

Grants help bridge the gap between Australia and overseas markets

Australian businesses and researchers can now apply for grants from the Australian Government to help them collaborate with researchers overseas to gain a competitive edge in the global market.

25 August 2016

$250,000 to fund Australian manufacturing projects in advanced composite materials in Corangamite

The Turnbull Government will invest $250,000 through the Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre to develop an internationally-recognised advanced manufacturing hub to accelerate the growth of the carbon fibre industry in Geelong.