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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17 December 2014

Australia attracts $660 million in new offshore exploration

Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane today announced the awarding of seven new permits worth more than $660 million as part of Round 2 of the Australian Government’s 2013 Offshore Petroleum Exploration Acreage Release.

12 December 2014

Government to seek voluntary nominations for a National Radioactive Waste Management Facility site

The Australian Government will begin a nationwide voluntary site nomination process for a radioactive waste management facility. A call for expressions of interest from landowners will open in March 2015.

12 December 2014

RV Investigator marks a new era in marine science and research

Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane officially commissioned into service the Research Vessel (RV) Investigator for the Marine National Facility in a special welcome to port ceremony in Hobart today.

11 December 2014

Taking action on energy market reform

The Australian Government is leading a new focus on reforms to put downward pressure on electricity prices and give Australian consumers greater power over their energy bills, Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane said today at the COAG Energy Council meeting in Adelaide.