Karen Andrews is the Federal Member for McPherson and Minister for Industry, Science & Technology in the Coalition Government. She brings a wealth of business, industry and community experience to her roles as a Minister, Member of Parliament and Local Representative.

She was appointed to Cabinet as Minister for Industry, Science & Technology in August 2018. One of the first females to graduate as an engineer from the University of Queensland in 1983, Karen has long championed the disciplines of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) in education and training.

Locally, Karen is an accessible and visible member of the community and a strong supporter of the not-for-profit sector. As a local member, she works with community groups to deliver practical benefits to her Gold Coast electorate and beyond, and is Patron of many local community organisations.

Before entering Parliament, Karen and her husband established and ran their own human resources and industrial relations consultancy with a strong client base throughout Australia and New Zealand. Karen is married with three children.

Please join us for what promises to be a very informative morning as Karen outlines her vision for local small business.


Parking: B3 parking/overflow to shade sale car park area (bring parking ticket to replace).

Inlcudes: hot & cold buffet style breakfast with tea, coffee & juice


John Flynn Private Hospital
Auditorium, 1st Floor, Main Hospital Building (Mezzanine), 42 Inland Drive
Tugun, Qld 4224


15.00 AUD (Non-Member)
10.00 AUD (Member)
Free - up to 1 (Silver Member)
Free - up to 2 (Gold Member)


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