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 May 2015

Marine15: Marine Industries Conference 2015

Parliamentary Secretary Andrews opens the Marine 15:Marine Industries Confererence 2015, on the Gold Coast.

30 April 2015

Reforms delivering lower electricity bills

Consumers will see reductions in electricity prices as a result of Australian Government-led reforms to the energy sector.

30 April 2015

Science boost to inspire Western Australians

Science engagement in Western Australia received a boost today with an agreement between the Australian Government, the Western Australian Government and six Western Australian institutions.

29 April 2015

Do you measure up for a Metrology Award?

Measurement is an essential activity that underpins science, technology and other fields of knowledge and to celebrate its importance, two awards offered by Australia’s National Measurement Institute (NMI) will be announced on World Metrology Day, Wednesday 20 May, 2015.