Ministers for the Department of Industry and Science

The Hon Greg Hunt MP

The Hon Greg Hunt MP was sworn in as Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science on 19 July 2016.

Senator the Hon 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 Assistant Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science on 19 July 2016.

Latest news

1 September 2016

Country of origin reforms continue

The Turnbull Government has introduced legislation to the Australian Parliament today which continues country of origin labelling reforms that are seeing food with clearer labelling appear on our supermarket shelves.

1 September 2016

Innovation and Science central to Australia’s economic future

The Turnbull Government has today introduced the Innovation and Science Australia Bill to parliament – cementing innovation and science at the heart of our long-term plan to secure Australia’s future economic prosperity.

1 September 2016

Eureka Prizes reward science engagement excellence

A dragon’s tail, black hole hunting and fireballs in the sky may sound like fantasy fiction but are amongst the real-world scientific topics explored by winners of this year’s 2016 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes.

30 August 2016

Applicants shortlisted for new research to find solutions for challenges facing Australia

Seven applicants have been shortlisted to deliver research aimed at boosting critical sectors of the economy, under the Turnbull Government’s $653 million Cooperative Research Centres (CRC) Programme.

29 August 2016

Canavan welcomes Federal Court decision on Adani

Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan has welcomed the Federal Court decision to dismiss the Australian Conservation Foundation’s challenge to the federal approval of the Adani coal and infrastructure project.