Senator the Hon Matt Canavan

Senator the Hon Matt Canavan

Senator the Hon Matt Canavan was sworn in as Minister for Resources and Northern Australia on 19 July 2016.

The Hon Karen Andrews MP

The Hon Karen Andrews MP was sworn in as Minister for Industry, Science and Technology on 28 August 2018.

Latest news

National Resources Statement Launch

14 February 2019

Minister Canavan outlines the contribution of the resources sector to Australia and the rationale for a National Resources Statement, including priorities and a plan for action.

Government releases first national resources plan in a generation

14 February 2019

Australia’s position as a global leader in the resources sector will be reinforced through the Coalition Government’s release of a National Resources Statement. The statement outlines how the government will attract investment, develop new resources and markets and share the benefits of success with more regional communities. This is the first such statement for more than 20 years.

Doorstop – Parliament House, Canberra

13 February 2019

The Minister for Industry, Science and Technology, the Hon Karen Andrews MP held a doorstop to discuss the latest Cooperative Research Centres Project grant opening.

Maximising Australia's critical minerals potential

13 February 2019

Joint media release with the Minister for Resources and Northern Australia 

Lithium, cobalt, titanium and Australia’s other critical mineral resources will be the focus of the Liberal National Government’s latest industry funding round, opening today.

Doorstop – Building Ministers’ Forum, Hobart

8 February 2019

The Minister for Industry, Science and Technology, the Hon Karen Andrews MP held a doorstop to discuss the Building Ministers' Forum.