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The Hon Karen Andrews MP
The Hon Karen Andrews MP was sworn in as Assistant Minister for Science on 21 September 2015.
2 May 2016
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.
29 April 2016
Assistant Minister for Science Karen Andrews has welcomed the Federal Government’s investment in a new world-leading Antarctic icebreaker for Australia.
23 April 2016
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.
20 April 2016
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.