Ministers for the Department of Industry and Science

The Government is now in Caretaker. This website is maintained by the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science. During the caretaker period, material released by Portfolio Ministers may not be available from this site. It may be available from the Minister’s personal website or the Liberal Party of Australia website, which are not funded by the Commonwealth of Australia.

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

6 May 2016

Oz Minerals announcement a welcome boost for Whyalla

The Federal Government welcomes today’s announcement by Oz Minerals of further investment in its proposed Carapateena copper project and in a Concentrate Treatment Plant at Whyalla.

6 May 2016

New Singapore partnership creates opportunities for innovation

Today’s announcement by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull of the Comprehensive Strategic Partnership with Singapore will strengthen the relationship between the two countries, growing our scientific and innovation collaboration, as well as building defence and trade links.

6 May 2016

New IP Counsellor will support Aussie exports to China

The Australian Government announces that David Bennett will become Australia’s first IP Counsellor in China.

6 May 2016

Increasing transparency in the global resources sector

Australia will join the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), an international standard for increased transparency and accountability in the oil, gas and mining sectors.

6 May 2016

$159,000 grant supports business growth and jobs in Geelong

Geelong’s Phoenix Fabrication and Welding Pty Ltd will receive a $159,091 grant to expand its manufacturing facilities and create seven new jobs in fabrication, sheet metal work and hydraulic fitting.