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 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

National security to dominate parliament

National security is set to dominate a fortnight of parliament sittings in Canberra.As security is beefed up around Parliament House itself, Prime Minister Tony Abbott will deliver what he's described as a "security statement" on Monday.Should the Australian ... [Published Prime 7 - 1 hour ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

Australian watchdog NOPSEMA gets new CEO

The Australian Government has appointed Stuart Smith as the new Chief Executive Officer of the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA), Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane said.“NOPSEMA is Australia’s safety and ... [Published Offshore Energy Today - 21 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Hospira calls for industry minister to lead medicines manufacturing taskforce

Industryminister Ian Macfarlane has inspected the progress at a line upgrade at Hospira’sMulgrave plant, with the company proposing the minister initiate a taskforce on pharmaceutical manufacturing.“Our continual investment in advanced technology has ... [Published Ferret.com.au - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

10 Things: Reasons to be hopeful

Because you should always leave 'em with a song in their heart…Yes, there are reasons to be hopeful. Seriously. Stop smirking, youOne thing that has occasionally has been said in response to 10 Things is that there should be a counter-column right after ... [Published The Vine - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Pressure builds on Abbott government to relent on renewable energy cuts

Confidence is growing among clean energy supporters that the Abbott government will be forced to back down over plans to make deep cuts to the renewable energy target (RET).The industry is taking heart from the solid opposition so far from Labor, the ... [Published Brisbane Times - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 2 reports

CRCs’ time to shine

Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane has announced the CRC Program will undergo an external review led by David Miles.“We’ve had a lot of reviews over the years and generally we do very well,” said the CEO of the CRC Association , Dr Tony Peacock, who has ... [Published Australian Life Scientist - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

RET offer 'next week'

The Coalition will present Labor with amendments to the Renewable Energy Target "next week", but , The Australian Financial Review reports, but Labor leader Bill Shorten has called on the government to "take their hands off" the scheme.According to the ... [Published Business Spectator - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Monash research institute celebrates 25 years of innovation

Key figures from government and industry joined celebrations this evening to mark the twenty-fifth anniversary of a leading Monash research institute.The Minister for Industry, the Honourable Ian Macfarlane MP, was among guests to mark the achievements ... [Published Monash University - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Labor offers way ahead on RET

Labor is offering an olive branch on the renewable energy target (RET) but says the government must distance itself from a review's push to scale it back.Federal ministers are considering the report by businessman Dick Warburton, which questions the target ... [Published Brisbane Times - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Regulation loosens for VET providers, institutions

Reputable VET providers and institutions will be given greater freedoms to offer new courses and alter existing programs under the latest reforms to the sector unveiled last week by the industry minister, Ian Macfarlane.The minister said existing arrangements ... [Published Campus Review - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

More clarity needed on competitiveness agenda: CCI

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Western Australia(CCI) has welcomed the recently-announced 'competitiveness agenda' but said thegovernment needs to provide more detail about it.According to the ABC , CCI chief economist John Nicolaou said that, ... [Published Ferret.com.au - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Science for a better society and a stronger economy

EDITORIALIt must have been quite a sight: an angry mob of scientists confronting the prime minister on a rainy day in Canberra about his government's treatment of science.Incensed at budget cuts and poor working conditions, the scientists forced the prime ... [Published WA Today - Sep 14 2014]

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National security to dominate parliament [Published Prime 7 - 1 hour ago]
Australia Appoints Stuart Smith as New CEO o... [Published Rigzone - 18 hours ago]
Australian watchdog NOPSEMA gets new CEO [Published Offshore Energy Today - 21 hours ago]
The misguided energy superpower narrative [Published Business Spectator - 22 hours ago]
Hospira calls for industry minister to lead med... [Published Ferret.com.au - Sep 18 2014]
New CEO for the national offshore petroleum reg... [Published Noodls - Sep 18 2014]
10 Things: Reasons to be hopeful [Published The Vine - Sep 17 2014]
Hospira bucks Australian generics downturn with... [Published In-Pharmatechnologist - Sep 17 2014]
Pressure builds on Abbott government to relent ... [Published Brisbane Times - Sep 17 2014]
CRCs’ time to shine [Published Australian Life Scientist - Sep 17 2014]
Business leader appointed to review Cooperative... [Published Australian Government - Sep 17 2014]
The reign of coal is over, but the reign of fos... [Published Renew Economy - Sep 17 2014]
Media Release - Australia's unique new stem cel... [Published Medianet - Sep 17 2014]
RET offer 'next week' [Published Business Spectator - Sep 17 2014]
AWU joins bid for RET reform [Published Business Spectator - Sep 16 2014]
Monash research institute celebrates 25 years o... [Published Monash University - Sep 16 2014]
Beware the dramaturge [Published The Australian - Sep 16 2014]
RET: Labor may compromise if Coalition rejects ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 15 2014]
Regulation loosens for VET providers, institutions [Published Campus Review - Sep 15 2014]
Rooftop solar future boosted as Labor pledges s... [Published Renew Economy - Sep 15 2014]
Labor offers way ahead on RET [Published Brisbane Times - Sep 15 2014]
More clarity needed on competitiveness agenda: CCI [Published Ferret.com.au - Sep 15 2014]
Science for a better society and a stronger eco... [Published WA Today - Sep 14 2014]
Mazda boss says cars in Australia not overprice... [Published Car Advice - Sep 12 2014]
Encouraged to speak up, then called 'precious p... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 12 2014]
Technical colleges, apprenticeships on competit... [Published Ferret.com.au - Sep 12 2014]
Reforms to VET are a good thing, but nowhere ne... [Published Conversation AU - Sep 12 2014]
Renewables industry calls the government's bluff [Published Business Spectator - Sep 12 2014]
Is NICTA on the road to privatisation? [Published Business Spectator - Sep 12 2014]
Military blunders can be expensive [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - Sep 11 2014]
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The impact of LNG exports , particularly of coal seam gas , on Australian industry continues to be the topic of debate, with one recent report warning that there it will further destroy the local manufacturing industry (already reeling from Dutch disease ...
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