Ministers for the Department of Industry

The Hon Ian Macfarlane MP

The Hon Ian Macfarlane MP

The Hon Ian Macfarlane MP was sworn in as Minister for Industry on 18 September 2013.

The Hon Bob Baldwin MP

The Hon Bob Baldwin MP

The Hon Bob Baldwin MP was sworn in as Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Industry on 18 September 2013.

Latest news

1 October 2014

Creating new community links to science

The call has gone out for new and innovative ideas to extend the reach of science into the Australian community, as Minister for Industry Ian Macfarlane today opened the 2015 National Science Week grant round.

30 September 2014

CSIRO BHP Billiton Foundation collaboration supporting future scientists

Indigenous Australians will have greater support to participate in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), under a new CSIRO and BHP Billiton Foundation programme.

23 September 2014

Launch of Energy Green Paper in speech to International Mining and Resources Conference

Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane addressed the International Mining and Resources Conference in Melbourne.

23 September 2014

Energy Green Paper setting policy direction for an energy superpower

The Australian Government has released an Energy Green Paper, which sets a framework for the development of a coherent and comprehensive blueprint that will allow Australia to take full advantage of its natural strengths and consolidate its position as an energy superpower, Minister for Industry Ian Macfarlane said.