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.

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.

Latest news

EnergyQuest report highlights success of Coalition gas policy

5 December 2019

The latest report from the highly regarded energy commentator, EnergyQuest, has highlighted the success of Coalition policy in making more gas available for the east coast domestic market and placing downward pressure on gas prices.

Space Agency links up with global satellite company

3 December 2019

The Australian Space Agency has signed an agreement with space and defence giant, Thales, further strengthening Australia’s international space connections to create new local jobs.

Canavan approves $20 million for NQ Cowboys multi-use training centre to progress

3 December 2019

Joint media release with the Member for Herbert, Phillip Thompson MP

A $20 million Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) loan has been confirmed for the North Queensland Cowboys to build a Community, Training and High Performance Centre in Townsville.

Making Australia an international leader in medicinal cannabis

2 December 2019

Joint media release with the Minister for Health the Hon Greg Hunt MP

The Morrison Government is maximising the economic potential of Australia’s medicinal cannabis industry, with Major Project Status granted for the development of new facilities in South East Queensland and regional Victoria.

New appointment for national science advisory group

30 November 2019

Former Australian of the Year Professor Fiona Wood AM has been appointed to the National Science and Technology Council (NSTC) – Australia’s foremost science advisory body.