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

Setting the agenda for Australia's tech future

19 December 2018

A new Government strategy will help develop the nation’s digital skills, outline how businesses can save time and money and deliver better services for consumers, ensuring every Australian can share in the benefits of technology.

Inaugural COAG Resources meeting agrees on collaboration, investment and jobs

18 December 2018

For the first time, a dedicated meeting of Resources Ministers from around the nation has met to discuss the outlook for the Australian resources sector and how to realise its future potential.

Helping Australia's small businesses go digital

18 December 2018

Helping Australia’s small businesses save time and money by going digital will be the focus of a new independent body established by the Liberal National Government.

Tasmanian Testlab to boost business

18 December 2018

Tasmania's small and medium-sized businesses will be better placed to capitalise on the fourth industrial revolution through funding allocated in this week's Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO) statement.

Australian businesses sign on to Global Talent Scheme

17 December 2018

Joint media release with the Minister for Immigration, Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs

Australian businesses wanting to attract the best and brightest minds from across the globe have been given a boost, thanks to a new Liberal-National Government visa pilot.