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Karen Andrews

Karen Andrews has experience in engineering and industrial relations, and ran her own human resources and industrial relations consultancy. She represented Southern Gold Coast residents in the Federal Parliament. Following the 2013 election, she took on a leadership position as chair of the House of Representatives Joint Standing Committee on Public Works, one of the oldest investigatory Committees of the Parliament, and a “watchdog” on Government building and works programs. Ms Andrews served in this capacity until December 2014, when she was appointed as Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Industry and Science. She was appointed Assistant Minister for Science from 2015 to July 2016 in the Turnbull Ministry and following the 2016 election, was appointed Assistant Minister for Vocational Education & Skills. In August 2018, Ms Andrews was elevated to Cabinet as Minister for Industry, Science and Technology under the Morrison government.
Bio last updated 27 Aug 2018

Positions - Current

PositionCompanyYearCompany's current rankWA staff
Minister for Industry, Science & Technology
Parliament of Australia
Parliament of Australia
2018
Member for McPherson, Queensland
Parliament of Australia
Parliament of Australia
2010
Member
Liberal Party of Australia
Liberal Party of Australia
2010

Positions - Previous

PositionCompanyYearCompany's current rankWA staff
Assistant Minister for Vocational Education & Skills
Parliament of Australia
Parliament of Australia
2016 - 2018
Assistant Minister for Science
Parliament of Australia
Parliament of Australia
2014 - 2016
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Industry and Science
Parliament of Australia
Parliament of Australia
2014 - 2015

Roles

2018
Minister for Industry, Science & Technology
2010
Member for McPherson, Queensland
Year started and most recent title

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