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 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Ministers mark end of Toowoomba Range crossing flood works

Checking out the completed Toowoomba Range roadworks are Federal Minister Ian Macfarlane, State ministers John McVeigh (Agriculture) and Scott Emerson (Transport), Paul Smith (Department of Transport and Main Roads) and Toowoomba North MP Trevor Watt. ... [Published Surat Basin Online - 6 hours ago]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Workers should be willing to move for jobs

Workers must be willing to move interstate and overseas to where they are needed, according to key members of the Business Council of Australia.The push is one of a suite of priorities to be outlined by BCA president Catherine Livingstone on Monday in ... [Published Melbourne Age - Jul 27 2014]
Entities: Move For, Workers, Invention
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Federal government backs working group

WEST Coast Economic Working Group chairman Adam Brooks said the federal government was "incredibly understanding" of the problems facing the West Coast. WEST Coast Economic Working Group chairman Adam Brooks said the federal government was "incredibly ... [Published Northwest Tasmania Advocate - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Big new depot for Toll in Sydney

The Toll Group has opened what it claims is Australia’s largest express parcel freight facility.The Toll Group has opened the doors to its new $170 million express facility, which it claims is the largest express parcel freight depot in Australia, in ... [Published Transport & Logistics News - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Tasmanian business leaders advise major projects agency

Two prominent Tasmanian business people have been appointed to a board to advise the newly created Tasmanian Major Projects Approval Agency.Minister for Industry Ian Macfarlane said the Agency will attract new investment to the State and is a key element ... [Published Noodls - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Innovation report urgently needed

The Innovation Task Force of the Business Council of Australia (BCA) is set to issue a major report, which will likely criticise the Federal Government over some aspects of its policy in this area. BCA president Catherine Livingstone would like to see ... [Published Individual.com - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 3 reports

‘India slips 10 spots in innovation to 76th position’

SYDNEY: The land of Aryabhatt and Raman seems to have stopped innovating. According to a new global report, India has slipped in innovation by ten places to 76th position in the world this year even as its peers improved their positions.India is the only ... [Published Times of India - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 2 reports

Australian Government managing billion dollar investment in renewables

The Australian Government is committed to encouraging positive technological advances through the significant taxpayer investment in renewable energy projects made under the banner of the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA).Industry Minister Ian ... [Published Australian Government - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 2 reports

Australia capable of making space instruments, minister

Australian space scientists have captured two significant contracts to build astronomical instruments for some of the world's leading telescope projects, a senior official said here Tuesday.The Giant Magellan Telescope and a laser ranging telescope will ... [Published China.org.cn - Jul 15 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 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]

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$11m fund opens for more investment in Tasmania [Published Noodls - Jul 24 2014]
Big new depot for Toll in Sydney [Published Transport & Logistics News - Jul 24 2014]
closing of its major manufacturing company [Published ABC Online - Jul 23 2014]
Tasmanian business leaders advise major project... [Published Noodls - Jul 23 2014]
Hunt learns to love the CEFC but delivers veile... [Published Business Spectator - Jul 23 2014]
Innovation report urgently needed [Published Individual.com - Jul 21 2014]
New loans to help nail trades [Published PSNews - Jul 21 2014]
The Creative Wealth of Nations: World Economies... [Published World Industrial Reporter - Jul 21 2014]
State project funds may go to West Coast recovery [Published Northwest Tasmania Advocate - Jul 21 2014]
Cathy left in dark over looming Bruck Textiles ... [Published Albury Border Mail - Jul 18 2014]
‘India slips 10 spots in innovation to 76th pos... [Published Times of India - Jul 18 2014]
Kevin Rudd tops spenders as MP expenses revealed [Published Byron Shire News - Jul 18 2014]
Building on gains in global innovation rankings [Published Noodls - Jul 18 2014]
Australian Government managing billion dollar i... [Published Australian Government - Jul 18 2014]
Australia climbs innovation ranking despite glo... [Published ZDNet - Jul 18 2014]
Macfarlane renews ARENA board, still set on repeal [Published Renew Economy - Jul 18 2014]
Australia ranks high for IT use and innovation [Published CIO Australia - Jul 18 2014]
Update on ARENA funding and Board appointments [Published Noodls - Jul 18 2014]
Global Innovation Index 2014: Switzerland, UK a... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Jul 18 2014]
Australia lifts innovation ranking [Published Business Spectator - Jul 18 2014]
The clean coal holy grail [Published ABC Online - Jul 18 2014]
Abbott government thumbs its nose at ARENA board [Published Renew Economy - Jul 17 2014]
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