Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash

Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash was sworn in as Minister for Jobs and Innovation on 20 December 2017.

Senator the Hon Matt Canavan

Matt Canavan

Senator the Hon Matt Canavan was sworn in as Minister for Resources and Northern Australia on 19 July 2016.

The Hon Craig Laundy MP

The Hon Craig Laundy MP was sworn in as Minister for Small and Family Business, the Workplace and Deregulation on 20 December 2017.

Senator the Hon Zed Seselja

Senator the Hon Zed Seselja was sworn in as Assistant Minister for Science, Jobs and Innovation on 20 December 2017.

Latest news

Australia’s underwater wonder in never-before-seen detail

19 January 2018

The Australian Government has released the first high-resolution map of the sea floor of the entire Great Barrier Reef.

Gas Acceleration Program open for applications

15 January 2018

Applications are now open for the Australian Government’s $26 million Gas Acceleration Program (GAP), which is designed to accelerate new supplies from onshore gas developments to the domestic market.

Resources and energy exports setting records

8 January 2018

Australia’s resources and energy export earnings increased by 1.2 per cent to reach a record level of $52.5 billion in the September quarter of 2017.

Gas Acceleration Program Grant Guidelines Released

20 December 2017

The Australian Government’s $26 million Gas Acceleration Program (GAP) will open to applications early in the new year, to further strengthen the East Coast gas market.

Consultation on new offshore oil and gas areas

18 December 2017

Consultation is open on 21 areas proposed for oil and gas exploration in offshore Australian waters.