The Hon Karen Andrews MP was sworn in as Assistant Minister for Science on 21 September 2015.

The Hon Karen Andrews MP

Getting to grips with mathematics will be much more exciting for students in Queensland’s Central Highlands, with a set of interactive maths puzzles being gifted today to the Central Highlands Science Centre in Emerald.

Assistant Minister for Science Karen Andrews has welcomed the Federal Government’s investment in a new world-leading Antarctic icebreaker for Australia.

Local steel manufacturers have a greater opportunity to compete on a level playing field after the Government accepted two Anti-Dumping Commission recommendations to impose dumping duties on Chinese-made steel reinforcing bar and rod in coil imported into Australia.

Knowledge sharing between nations is critical if the steel industry in Australia and around the world is to seize opportunities for growth and expansion in the future, according to Assistant Minister for Science Karen Andrews.

Global trends in steel manufacturing will be at the centre of the agenda when the Assistant Minister for Science, Karen Andrews, visits Brussels next week for the OECD Steel Symposium and Steel Committee meeting.

Encouraging more girls and women to study STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering and maths) and go on to pursue high impact careers will be the focus of talks in Brisbane tomorrow (March 31).

In a major win for local steel makers the Australian Government will today implement anti-circumvention measures against foreign steel importers who have been avoiding anti-dumping duties by slightly modifying their products.

Businesses, innovators, researchers, entrepreneurs and universities  are urged to attend an information session on the Australian Government’s National Innovation and Science Agenda (NISA) on the Gold Coast next Monday, 21 March.

The Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, and the Assistant Minister for Science, the Hon Karen Andrews MP, have today marked 100 years of involvement by the Commonwealth Government in Australian science.

Marking International Women’s Day, Assistant Minister for Science Karen Andrews has acknowledged the contribution of Australian women to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).


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