Senator the Hon Arthur Sinodinos AO

Senator the Hon Arthur Sinodinos AO

Senator the Hon Arthur Sinodinos AO was sworn in as Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science on 24 January 2017.

The Hon Barnaby Joyce MP

Barnaby Joyce

The Hon Barnaby Joyce MP was sworn in as Minister for Resources and Northern Australia on 27 July 2017.

The Hon Craig Laundy MP

Craig Laundy

The Hon Craig Laundy MP was sworn in as Assistant Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science on 19 July 2016.

Latest news

Exploring for the future program delivers first results

20 October 2017

The first dataset has been released from a range of surveys looking at the potential energy, mineral and groundwater resources in a relatively-unexplored region spanning the Northern Territory – Queensland border.

Eleven businesses get $5 million jump start into global market

20 October 2017

A fail-safe jump-starter for flat car, boat or truck batteries, a system for rapidly and safely loading stretchered patients into aircraft, and online dispute resolution software that will help to free up the court system are among 11 Australian innovations that will be offered a $5 million boost to help them enter global markets.

Protecting Australian jobs from unfair trade

19 October 2017

New legislation to help ensure a level playing field for Australian manufacturers passed through Parliament today.

The 2017 Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science

18 October 2017

Acting Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science and the Minister for Women, Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash

The Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science recognises the extraordinary contribution that Australia's scientists and science teachers make to our nation.

Australia and the United States sign historic space treaty

18 October 2017

Acting Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash

In Washington this morning the Turnbull Government signed a treaty with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), reaffirming a commitment made by Australia and the United States of America more than 50 years ago to collaborate on space exploration.