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

Innovation hubs to create 1,200 new jobs

21 November 2018

Up to 1,200 new Australian jobs will be created, along with three Innovation Hubs around the country, in a major investment announced today by global company Infosys, a leader in consulting, digital technologies and outsourcing solutions.

Study to add muscle to Northern Australia’s beef sector

21 November 2018

A new study into northern Australia’s beef industry could spark an estimated $3 billion-plus investment in the industry over the next decade.

Boosting female founders to go global

21 November 2018

Joint media release with the Minister for Jobs and Industrial Relations and Minister for Women, the Hon Kelly O’Dwyer MP

The Coalition Government is helping female entrepreneurs access domestic and global markets with $18 million in funding through a new Boosting Female Founders Initiative.

Resources sector continues to drive Queensland’s economy

19 November 2018

Queensland’s resources sector generates one in every five dollars of the state’s economy and one in every eight jobs in Queensland, according to a report released today.

CSIRO invests $35M in space and artificial intelligence

19 November 2018

New and emerging opportunities in Space Technology and Artificial Intelligence will be supported through a $35 million investment, welcomed by the Coalition Government.