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

Helping start-ups take on the world

21 January 2019

The Liberal National Government is providing $2 million to help foster Australian start-ups in key sectors like agricultural technology, hardware development and advanced manufacturing.

New Australia-UK agreements will provide certainty to Australian exporters

19 January 2019

Joint media release with the Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, and the Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources

Australia and the United Kingdom have signed a new bilateral Wine Agreement and Mutual Recognition Agreement overnight in London, which will help ensure the continued flow of trade post-Brexit.

Putting data to work from the ground up

18 January 2019

Australian farmers and investors will be better informed to make agricultural decisions thanks to a new platform that comprehensively assesses and monitors land.

NAIF loan approvals top $1 billion

14 January 2019

Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan has welcomed two investment decisions from the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) that see its project loan approvals top $1 billion.

Science and industry combine for a dream come true

4 January 2019

Sleep apnoea sufferers are one step closer to a good night’s rest thanks to the combined efforts of industry, the Liberal National Government and CSIRO.