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

28 August 2015

CSIRO and NICTA join forces to create digital research powerhouse

Joint media release with Minister for Communications the Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP

One of the largest digital innovation teams in the world will be created when CSIRO’s Digital Productivity flagship and NICTA merge, Minister for Industry and Science Ian Macfarlane and Minister for Communications Malcolm Turnbull announced today.

27 August 2015

Interview with ABC Radio North and West SA

Interview with ABC Radio North and West SA Industry about the South Australia, resources sector, automotive sector, renewable energy, uranium.

26 August 2015

Interview with ABC Radio Canberra

Interview with ABC Radio Canberra about BlueScope Steel and the future of Illawarra's industry and economy

26 August 2015

Australia's science stars recognised at Eureka Awards

Protecting Sydney Harbour’s unique underwater environment, innovative cooling technologies and atomic scale computers are amongst the scientific achievements recognised at tonight’s 2015 Australian Museum Eureka Prize winners.