Department of Industry (Australia)

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This article is about the present-day Australian Government Department of Industry. For the defunct Australian Government Department of Industry that existed between 1928 and 1940, see Department of Industry (1928-1940).
Department of Industry
Department overview
Formed 18 September 2013[1]
Preceding Department Department of Industry, Innovation, Climate Change, Science, Research and Tertiary Education
Jurisdiction Commonwealth of Australia
Headquarters Canberra
Employees 5,154 (at June 2014)[2]
Ministers responsible Ian Macfarlane,
Minister for Industry
Bob Baldwin,
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Industry
Department executive Glenys Beauchamp, Secretary
Child agencies Australian Institute of Marine Science
Australian Qualifications Framework
IP Australia
Office of the Chief Scientist

The Australian Department of Industry is a department of the Australian Government charged with shaping Australia's future economy through skills, discovery and innovation.[3]

The current officeholders are:


  1. ^ CA 9437: Department of Industry [II], Central Office, National Archives of Australia, retrieved 9 April 2014 
  2. ^ Australian Public Service Commission (2014), Main features:APS at a glance, archived from the original on 5 October 2014 
  3. ^ "Home page". Department of Industry. Government of Australia. 2013. Retrieved 30 September 2013. 

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