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

21 October 2014

New apprenticeship support network a step closer

The Australian Government is delivering the next tranche of reforms to make the skills and training system more job-focussed, today opening tenders for the Australian Apprenticeship Support Network.

17 October 2014

$8.7 million investment brings new jobs in Geelong

Up to 300 jobs will be created in Geelong, by a project to be funded by the Australian and Victorian Government’s $29.5 million Geelong Region Innovation and Investment Fund (GRIIF).

16 October 2014

Telescope celebrates 40 years of reaching for the stars

Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane today recognised the forty years of continuous service that the Anglo-Australian Telescope, Australia’s largest optical telescope at 4 metres, has provided to Australia.

16 October 2014

Advanced robot manufacturing hub set to benefit Sutherland

Local business leaders have joined with advanced manufacturers and researchers in a bid to establish an Advanced Manufacturing Business Centre specialising in robots and robotics in Sutherland.