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

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

Latest news

Plans for Gold Coast airport hotel conference facility approved

22 September 2018

BUSINESS and leisure travellers are set to benefit from the Federal Government’s approval of plans to develop a new hotel and conference facility in the Gold Coast Airport’s terminal precinct.

First national plan for Australia's resources sector for 20 years

21 September 2018

Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan today welcomed a report aimed at making Australia the best resources nation in the world.

$95 million NAIF loan ensures Thunderbird Project is go

19 September 2018

A $95 million loan from the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) will help bring a major new mine and mineral processing facility online in Western Australia, creating hundreds of jobs across the region.

Helping businesses to export and create new opportunities

19 September 2018

The Minister for Industry, Science and Technology, Karen Andrews, has launched a $20 million program that will help small and medium businesses grow, export and generate local Australian jobs.

Helping Northern farmers realise the fruits of their labours

18 September 2018

More than $500,000 is being invested by the Coalition Government in trialling new methods to double the per-hectare productivity, and potentially more than treble business profit margins, of Northern Australia’s mango industry.