Ministers for the Department of Industry and Science

The Hon Christopher Pyne MP

 The Hon Christopher Pyne MP

The Hon Christopher Pyne MP was sworn in as Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science on 21 September 2015.

The Hon Josh Frydenberg MP

The Hon Josh Frydenberg MP

The Hon Josh Frydenberg MP was sworn in as Minister for Resources, Energy and Northern Australia on 21 September 2015.

Senator the Hon Matthew Canavan

Senator the Hon Matthew Canavan was sworn in as Minister for Northern Australia on 18 February 2016.

The Hon Karen Andrews MP

The Hon Karen Andrews MP

The Hon Karen Andrews MP was sworn in as Assistant Minister for Science on 21 September 2015.

The Hon Wyatt Roy MP

 The Hon Wyatt Roy MP

The Hon Wyatt Roy MP was sworn in as Assistant Minister for Innovation on 21 September 2015.

Latest news

1 May 2016

Cleaning up Australia's waterways

The Australian Government will launch a nationally coordinated approach to eradicating Australia’s worst freshwater aquatic pest, the common carp, through a $15 million National Carp Control Plan contained in this year’s budget.

29 April 2016

New icebreaker a boost for Australian science

Assistant Minister for Science Karen Andrews has welcomed the Federal Government’s investment in a new world-leading Antarctic icebreaker for Australia.

29 April 2016

Australia joins international nuclear research forum

Australia has overnight been approved as a member of the Generation IV International Forum (GIF), a co‑operative international endeavour, joining 12 other nations and the European Union to work together on long‑term research on advanced nuclear technologies.

29 April 2016

Site shortlisted for National Radioactive Waste Management Facility

After considering the feedback provided in the 120 day community consultation period that concluded in March, the Government has shortlisted the voluntarily nominated site in Barndioota, South Australia, as a possible site for a National Radioactive Waste Management Facility.

27 April 2016

Roadmap launched to double manufacturing sector energy productivity

I welcome the launch of the ‘2xEP’ Manufacturing Sector Roadmap to double Australia’s energy productivity in manufacturing by 2030.