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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18 November 2014

Australia to host Ministerial Meeting of the Forum for Nuclear Cooperation in Asia

Australia will host the 15th Ministerial Level Meeting of the Forum for Nuclear Cooperation in Asia (FNCA) for the first time, reaffirming the nation’s position as a global leader in nuclear non-proliferation.

13 November 2014

Skills and training reforms support growing numbers of apprentices and trainees

Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane welcomed new figures today which show the number of people starting trade and non-trade apprenticeships and traineeships increasing for the first time in over a year.

 

12 November 2014

Labor shatters bipartisanship by walking away from RET

The Labor Party has shattered more than a decade of bipartisanship on the Renewable Energy Target (RET) and walked away from playing any constructive role in putting the Australian renewable energy industry on a long-term sustainable footing.

11 November 2014

Australian astronomers' stellar result at star-studded awards

Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane has congratulated two international teams of astronomers, including several from Australia, who have received global recognition for their research through a prestigious science prize.