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

2 April 2015

Applications open for the 2015 APEC prize for young scientists in disaster resilience

Young scientists dedicated to improving disaster resilience in our region will gain much deserved recognition through the APEC Science Prize for Innovation, Research and Education (ASPIRE).

1 April 2015

Consultations start on food origin labelling

The Australian Government will begin consultations and in-depth consumer research from today to deliver clearer and more consistent country of origin labelling for food sold in Australia.

1 April 2015

Doorstop at Hyundai, Macquarie Park, Sydney

JOURNALIST: Ian, first things first, I mean this car, it represents technology. That’s where you are, Industry and Science of course.

1 April 2015

Hydrogen car adds to Australia's transport fuel mix

Industry and Science Minister Ian Macfarlane has unveiled a hydrogen powered Hyundai, the first fuel cell passenger vehicle to be brought to Australia.