Ian Macfarlane

Type: Person
Name: Ian Macfarlane
Title: Minister for Industry, Tourism and Resources
Organization: Government of Australia
Date of Birth: 05/04/1955
Place of Birth: Kingaroy, Qld
Nationality: Australia
Fact Sheet: Biography for Ian Macfarlane
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

New app helps Australians save money on power bills

Joint media release with the Minister for Communications, the Hon Malcolm Turnbull MPThe Australian Government has released a free Energy Rating app designed to help households and businesses save money on their power bills by choosing energy efficient ... [Published Noodls - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

ARENA saved but clouds remain

The arrival of the Palmer United Party with Ricky ‘Revhead’ Muir is making for a hectic and confusing time for carbon pollution control policy.Just yesterday the PUP Party joined with Muir to say they’ll block the government’s plan to abolish the Australian ... [Published Business Spectator - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

New Agency to boost Tasmania

The Department of Industry has established a new Agency to promote the economy of Tasmania.The Tasmanian Major Projects Approval Agency was announced by the Minister for Industry, Ian Macfarlane and opened its doors on 1 July.Mr Macfarlane said the Agency ... [Published PSNews - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Woodside celebrates 60th birthday (The West Australian)

, 7:25 amThe West AustralianFormer prime minister John Howard was last night due to headline the 60th birthday celebrations for what arguably has become WA's most important company, Woodside Petroleum.About 300 invited guests, including former Woodside ... [Published West Australian - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Building Australia's Skilled Industries of the Future - Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane (06 August 2014)

with Minister for Industry, the Hon. Ian Macfarlane MP.Mr Macfarlane will address the Club on " Building Australia’s skilled industries of the future ".His speech will be followed by approximately 15 minutes of question time by members of the Queensland ... [Published Business Acumen Magazine - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 5 reports

Exploration more viable than car...

THE federal government viewed the mining exploration industry in an opposite fashion to how it viewed Australia’s languishing car industry, federal industry minister Ian Macfarlane said at the AMEC Convention in Perth yesterday. ... [Published MiningNewsPremium.net - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

A new era for Australian industry and small business

Joint release with the Minister for Small Business Bruce BillsonA new era for industry development in Australia has begun today, focussing on new investment, jobs growth, and new opportunities for Australian entrepreneurs.Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane ... [Published Australian Government - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Australia Is Spending A Huge Chunk Of Its $484 Million Entrepreneur Fund On A New Business Advice Service

One of the frustrating things about running a business is knowing where to start on government interactions. This is something the federal government hopes to address through a new program, announced today, that it’s calling the Single Business Service ... [Published Business Insider Australia - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 5 reports

Libs back RET exemption bid

Ingots of aluminium produced at the Bell Bay smelter. Source: News LimitedTASMANIA’S three Liberal Federal government backbenchers have supported a call for the aluminium industry to be exempt from the Renewable Energy Target.Bass MP Andrew Nikolic, ... [Published Tasmania Mercury - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Chartered builders welcome Minister’s statement on vocational training

The Minister for Industry, The Hon Ian Macfarlane MP announced reformsto vocational and education training (VET) at the recent National Skills Summitin Canberra.Welcoming the announcement, the Australian Institute of Building (AIB) commendedthe Federal ... [Published Infolink - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Farmers should get gas profits

Industry minister Ian Macfarlane believes laws that prevent landowners from holding rights to underground resources should be changed in order to reduce resistance from farmers to gas drilling, The Australian Financial Review reports.Mr Macfarlane said ... [Published Business Spectator - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

Online training records on the way

The Australian Government is delivering more improvements to the skills and training system to ensure students can move more easily from training into paid jobs that boost national productivity.From next year, millions of Australians will be able to build ... [Published Australian Government - Jun 23 2014]

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5 things to know about new Senate and clean energy [Published Renew Economy - Jul 11 2014]
New app helps Australians save money on power b... [Published Noodls - Jul 11 2014]
ARENA saved but clouds remain [Published Business Spectator - Jul 10 2014]
Muir seeks to save clean energy body [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 08 2014]
"And Lo, My Electricity Bill has Been Reduced T... [Published The Energy Collective - Jul 07 2014]
New Agency to boost Tasmania [Published PSNews - Jul 07 2014]
Federal Govt tries for ‘new era for Australian ... [Published Business Acumen Magazine - Jul 04 2014]
When will Australia have its Kodak moment on re... [Published Conversation AU - Jul 04 2014]
Tax-News.com: Australia Announces Exploration D... [Published Tax-News.com - Jul 04 2014]
Woodside celebrates 60th birthday (The West Aus... [Published West Australian - Jul 04 2014]
Building Australia's Skilled Industries of the ... [Published Business Acumen Magazine - Jul 03 2014]
Exploration more viable than car... [Published MiningNewsPremium.net - Jul 03 2014]
The telescope that beamed one small step for ma... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 03 2014]
MacFarlane launches federal exploration incentive [Published Ferret.com.au - Jul 03 2014]
Exploration Development Incentive launched in A... [Published Mining & Quarry World - Jul 02 2014]
Boost for Australian greenfield mineral explora... [Published Noodls - Jul 02 2014]
Minister explains how new exploration incentive... [Published Mining Weekly - Jul 02 2014]
Major projects approval agency a welcome boost ... [Published Australian Government - Jul 02 2014]
A new era for Australian industry and small bus... [Published Australian Government - Jul 02 2014]
Australia Is Spending A Huge Chunk Of Its $484 ... [Published Business Insider Australia - Jul 01 2014]
Push to change Renewable Energy Target gains mo... [Published ABC Online - Jul 01 2014]
Governed by solar Luddites [Published Business Spectator - Jul 01 2014]
Milne snub to Palmer has greens on edge [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Jun 30 2014]
Libs back RET exemption bid [Published Tasmania Mercury - Jun 30 2014]
Renewable energy target: MPs lobby Coalition to... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jun 30 2014]
Does aluminium smelting need more exemptions? [Published Business Spectator - Jun 30 2014]
Chartered builders welcome Minister’s statement... [Published Infolink - Jun 30 2014]
Rogue PUP and anti-green MPs underline RET inse... [Published Renew Economy - Jun 30 2014]
Renewable energy target: MPs lobby Coalition to... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 30 2014]
Renewables target shouldn't cover aluminium sme... [Published FEN - Jun 30 2014]
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