Ministers for the Department of Industry

The Hon Ian Macfarlane MP

The Hon Ian Macfarlane MP

The Hon Ian Macfarlane MP was sworn in as Minister for Industry on 18 September 2013.

The Hon Bob Baldwin MP

The Hon Bob Baldwin MP

The Hon Bob Baldwin MP was sworn in as Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Industry on 18 September 2013.

Latest news

16 April 2014

New $13 million research tool to seek Milky Way origins

An ingenious new $13 million instrument launched by Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane at the Australian Astronomical Observatory (AAO) at Coonabarabran will enable astronomers to explore the origins of the Milky Way.

15 April 2014

New Koko Black project to deliver jobs and investment in Melbourne's north

More than 100 new manufacturing jobs will be created in Melbourne’s northern suburbs by a project to be funded by the Victorian and Australian Governments in partnership with Ford Australia.

9 April 2014

Wave energy milestone demonstrates Australian ingenuity

Minister for Industry Ian Macfarlane today announced a significant milestone for Carnegie’s Perth Wave Energy Project, supported by $13.1 million of Federal Government funding through the Australian Renewable Energy Agency.

8 April 2014

Address to Composites Australia and the CRC for Advanced Composites Structures conference

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Industry, the Hon Bob Baldwin MP, addressed the Composites Australia and Cooperative Research Centre for Advanced Composites Structures conference.