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

22 October 2014

Final report into the Ranger leach tank incident

The Australian Minister for Industry, Ian Macfarlane, and Northern Territory Minister for Mines and Energy, Willem Westra van Holthe, have released the findings of the final independent expert report into the leach tank failure at Ranger uranium mine.

22 October 2014

Renewable energy target

The Australian Government is committed to renewable energy and a Renewable Energy Target that represents a real 20 per cent of electricity production in Australia, as was the original bipartisan intent.

22 October 2014

Address to the National Press Club:The Government's Approach to Industry Policy

Minister Macfarlane's addresses the National Press Council on the Government's Approach to Industry Policy.

22 October 2014

Q&A - Press Club Address

Minister Macfarlane responds to journalist's questions at his address to the National Press Club.