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

Accelerating ACT cyber security growth

20 September 2019

Australia’s cyber security capability continues to strengthen with the launch of a new hub in the ACT, which will boost innovation and increase collaboration.

Federal Court decision on Queensland Shark Control Program

19 September 2019

We note yesterday’s Federal Court decision in relation to shark control measures within the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.  We are concerned about the decision’s implications for the protection of human life in the Great Barrier Reef and the health of the tourism industry in North Queensland.

NAIF funding for first substantially indigenous-owned iron ore project

19 September 2019

Joint media release with the Minister for Regional Services, Decentralisation and Local Government Mark Coulton MP

A $12.5 million loan from the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) will help fund the nation’s first substantially Indigenous-owned and operated iron ore mine, a project that will support hundreds of jobs in the Pilbara.

Report on automotive outcomes and best practice revealed

18 September 2019

Joint media release with Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash, Minister for Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business

The success of the Liberal National Government’s support programs to help transition retrenched car manufacturing workers has been backed by a new report released today.

National Science Week grants call for 2020 vision

17 September 2019

Have you got an idea for an exciting event or creative project about the wonders of science? Grants of between $2,000 and $20,000 are available for innovative ideas, events and projects that inspire Australians to get involved in science.