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

Strengthening science ties with China

10 April 2019

A $4.7 million boost from the Coalition Government will strengthen innovation and science links with China to help tackle challenges facing key industry sectors, with a focus on developing medical and alternative energy security technology.

More momentum for Hells Gates dam project

10 April 2019

Joint media release with the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development, The Hon Michael McCormack MP, Senator for Queensland, The Hon Ian Macdonald and Member for Dawson, George Christensen MP

The Hells Gates Dam project has taken another big step forward with Townsville Enterprise Limited selected to undertake a comprehensive business case.

$25M turbo charges battery development

10 April 2019

The Morrison Government is energising specialist battery manufacturing by providing an industry-led cooperative research centre with a $25 million grant to help the sector.

Connecting space and Boeing

10 April 2019

The Australian Space Agency has signed a Statement of Strategic Intent with The Boeing Company, as part of the mission to grow Australia’s space industry.

Australia takes the lead in blockchain globally

9 April 2019

Australia has carved out an international reputation for blockchain since the technology was first introduced over a decade ago.