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

$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. 

Building international partnerships to get local results

18 September 2018

New Coalition Government grants totalling $8 million will help partnerships between Australian research organisations and businesses to team up with international partners and commercialise research, creating new opportunities and jobs.

Star of science appointed Astronomer-at-large

17 September 2018

The Australian Government has appointed eminent astronomer, Professor Fred Watson AM, as Australia’s first Astronomer-at-large.