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Department of Industry Website Archive


  • Bioethics Portal

  • The Bioethics site was designed as a gateway to information on Australian State and Territory Government bioethics related activities and initiatives. It also provided some general information about hot topics in bioethics and directed users to further sites of information.

    URL: http://archive.industry.gov.au/bioethics/index.html

  • Biotechnology Online

  • Biotechnology Online was a secondary school resource which provided balanced and factual information about biotechnology.

    URL: http://archive.industry.gov.au/Biotechnologyonline.gov.au/index-2.html

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans

  • Senator the Hon Chris Evans was the Minister for Tertiary Education Skills, Science and Research from 14 December 2011 to 4 February 2013.

    URL: http://archive.industry.gov.au/ministerarchive2013/chrisevans/pages/default.aspx.htm

  • Senator the Hon Don Farrell

  • Senator the Hon Don Farrell was Minister for Science and Research from 25 March 2013 to 1 July 2013.

    URL: http://archive.industry.gov.au/ministerarchive2013/donfarrell/pages/default.aspx.htm

  • Senator the Hon Kim Carr

  • Senator the Hon Kim Carr was Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research and Minister for Higher Education from 1 July 2013 to 18 September 2013.

    URL: http://archive.industry.gov.au/ministerarchive2013/all/www.minister.innovation.gov.au/honkimcarr/pages/default.aspx.htm

  • Senator the Hon Kim Carr

  • Senator the Hon Kim Carr was Minister for Manufacturing and Defence Materiel from 14 December 2011 to 5 March 2012.

    URL: http://archive.industry.gov.au/ministerarchive2012/kimcarr/pages/


    Senator the Hon Kim Carr was Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research from 3 December 2007 to 14 December 2011. Senator Carr assumed office as Minister for Manufacturing and Minister for Defence Materiel on 14 December 2011.

    URL: http://archive.industry.gov.au/ministerarchive2011/carr/pages/

  • Senator the Hon Mark Arbib

  • Senator the Hon Mark Arbib was Assistant Treasurer, Minister for Small Business and Minister for Sport until 2 March 2012.

    URL: http://archive.industry.gov.au/ministerarchive2012/markarbib/pages/

  • Senator the Hon Nick Sherry

  • Senator the Hon Nick Sherry was Minister for Small Business from 14 September 2010 to 13 December 2011. Senator Sherry retired from the Ministry on 13 December 2011.

    URL: http://archive.industry.gov.au/ministerarchive2011/sherry/pages/

  • The Hon Bernie Ripoll MP

  • The Hon Bernie Ripoll MP was Parliamentary Secretary for Small Business from 23 March 2013 to 18 September 2013.

    URL: http://archive.industry.gov.au/ministerarchive2013/all/www.minister.innovation.gov.au/bernieripoll/pages/default.aspx.htm

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP was Minister for Skills and Training from 1 July 2013 to 18 September 2013.

    URL: http://archive.industry.gov.au/ministerarchive2013/all/www.minister.innovation.gov.au/mpbrendanoconnor/pages/default.aspx.htm

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP was the Minister for Small Business, Minister for Housing, and Minister for Homelessness from 5 March 2013 to 4 February 2013. On 4 February 2013 The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP assumed office as the Minister for Immigration and Citizenship.

    URL: http://archive.industry.gov.au/ministerarchive2013/brendanoconnor/pages/default.aspx.htm

  • The Hon Chris Bowen MP

  • The Hon Chris Bowen MP was the Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research and Minister for Small Business from 4 February 2013 to 22 March 2013.

    URL: http://archive.industry.gov.au/ministerarchive2013/chrisbowen/pages/

  • The Hon Dr Craig Emerson

  • The Hon Dr Craig Emerson was the Minister for Small Business, Independent Contractors and the Service Economy, Minister for Competition Policy and Consumer Affairs, Minister Assisting the Finance Minister on Deregulation from 3 December 2010 to 14 September 2010. On 14 September 2010 Dr Craig Emerson assumed office as the Minister for Trade.

    URL: http://archive.industry.gov.au/ministerarchive2010/emerson/Pages/default-2.html


    The Hon Dr Craig Emerson MP was Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, Science and Research from 25 March 2013 to 1 July 2013.

    URL: http://archive.industry.gov.au/ministerarchive2013/craigemerson/Pages/default.aspx.htm

  • The Hon Gary Gray AO MP

  • The Hon Gary Gray AO MP was Minister for Small Business from 25 March 2013 to 18 September 2013.

    URL: http://archive.industry.gov.au/ministerarchive2013/all/www.minister.innovation.gov.au/garygray/pages/default.aspx.htm

  • The Hon Greg Combet AM MP

  • The Hon Greg Combet AM MP was Minister for Climate Change, Industry and Innovation from 25 March 2013 to 1 July 2013.

    URL: http://archive.industry.gov.au/ministerarchive2013/gregcombet/pages/default.aspx.htm

  • Senator the Hon Kate Lundy

  • Senator the Hon Kate Lundy was Minister Assisting for Industry and Innovation from 5 March 2012 to 1 July 2013 and Minister Assisting for Innovation and Industry from 1 July 2013 to 18 September 2013.

    URL: http://archive.industry.gov.au/ministerarchive2013/all/www.minister.innovation.gov.au/katelundy/pages/default.aspx.htm

  • The Hon Mark Butler MP

  • The Hon Mark Butler MP was Minister for Climate Change from 1 July 2013 to 18 September 2013.

    URL: http://archive.industry.gov.au/ministerarchive2013/all/www.minister.innovation.gov.au/markbutler/pages/default.aspx.htm

  • The Hon Mark Dreyfus QC MP

  • The Hon Mark Dreyfus QC MP was the Cabinet Secretary, Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency from 14 September 2010 to 4 February 2013 and Parliamentary Secretary for Industry and Innovation from 14 December 2011 to 4 February 2013. On 4 February 2012 The Hon Mark Dreyfus QC MP assumed office of the Attorney-General and Minister for Emergency Management.

    URL: http://archive.industry.gov.au/ministerarchive2013/markdreyfus/pages/default.aspx.htm

  • The Hon Richard Marles MP

  • The Hon Richard Marles was the appointed Parliamentary Secretary for Innovation and Industry from June 2009 to 14 September 2010.

    URL: http://archive.industry.gov.au/ministerarchive2010/Marles/Pages/default.html

  • The Hon Sharon Bird MP

  • The Hon Sharon Bird MP was Minister for Higher Education and Skills from 25 March 2013 to 1 July 2013.

    URL: http://archive.industry.gov.au/ministerarchive2013/sharonbird/pages/default.aspx.htm

  • The Hon Yvette D'Ath

  • The Hon Yvette D'Ath was Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change, Industry and Innovation from 25 March 2013 to 1 July 2013 and Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change, Innovation and Industry from 1 July 2013 to 18 September 2013.

    URL: http://archive.industry.gov.au/ministerarchive2013/all/www.minister.innovation.gov.au/yvettedath/pages/default.aspx.htm



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