Ministers for the Department of Industry and Science

The Hon Ian Macfarlane MP

The Hon Ian Macfarlane MP

The Hon Ian Macfarlane MP was sworn in as Minister for Industry and Science on 23 December 2014.

The Hon Karen Andrews MP

The Hon Karen Andrews MP

The Hon Karen Andrews MP was sworn in as Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Industry and Science on 23 December 2014.

Latest news

27 March 2015

Sunshine State home to largest solar PV research facility in the southern hemisphere

The University of Queensland today officially opened the largest solar photovoltaic (PV) research facility in the southern hemisphere.

24 March 2015

Interview with ABC NewsRadio

Interview with Marius Benson, ABC NewsRadio, on Science Meets Parliament and the importance of STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) education.

24 March 2015

Address to Science Meets Parliament

The Minister for Industry and Science, the Hon Ian Macfarlane MP, addressed a gala dinner for Science Meets Parliament.

23 March 2015

Applications open for round three of Geelong Region Innovation and Investment Fund

The Geelong region will be boosted by the opening of the third round of the Geelong Region Innovation and Investment Fund (GRIIF), which supports businesses investing and creating jobs in the region.