The Hon Ian Macfarlane MP, Minister for Industry

The Hon Ian Macfarlane MP, Minister for Industry
The Hon Ian Macfarlane MP
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The Hon Ian Macfarlane MP

Minister for Industry

The Hon Ian Macfarlane MP was sworn in as Minister for Industry on 18 September 2013.

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21 August 2014

National Skills Week showcases Australia's industry strengths

Reforms that strengthen and streamline the vocational education and training (VET) sector are essential to ensure Australia has access to the highly skilled and productive workers needed to boost our international competitiveness and allow Australia to take advantage of changing global markets.

16 August 2014

National Science Week celebrates Australia's achievements

Australia’s achievements in science will be celebrated across the nation as National Science Week kicks off today.

15 August 2014

Greens wrong with reckless claims on CSIRO research

The Greens are wrong, again, this time about CSIRO research. But what makes the Greens’ latest distortion of the facts most disturbing is that their loose attitude to the truth is unnecessarily alarming members of the community.

15 August 2014

A stronger voice for industry on VET reform

The Australian Government is further strengthening the links between industry and the skills sector, with the appointment of a five-member Vocational Education and Training Advisory Board that will provide feedback to the Government as it continues reforms to the sector.