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

11 July 2014

New app helps Australians save money on power bills

The Australian Government has released a free Energy Rating app designed to help households and businesses save money on their power bills by choosing energy efficient appliances.

9 July 2014

Nation’s Sheep CRC wins $15 million grant to develop further world leading farm practices

Australia’s sheep industry’s drive to improve productivity through take up of cutting-edge technologies like genome sequencing, has been given a major boost with the Cooperative Research Centre for Sheep Industry Innovation embarking on a new five-year, industry-driven program.

9 July 2014

Cooperative Research Centre for Sheep Industry Innovation extension

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Industry, Bob Baldwin, launched the extension of the CRC for Sheep Industry Innovation.

2 July 2014

Exploration development incentive boosts greenfields development

The Government today launches the Exploration Development Incentive, which will support junior exploration companies to conduct ‘greenfields’ mineral exploration.