• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE4239

Struthers, Karen Lee

(1963 – )
  • Nationality Australian
  • Born 19 February, 1963, Adelaide South Australia Australia
  • Occupation Parliamentarian, Public servant, Social worker


A member of the Australian Labor Party, Karen Struthers was elected as Member for Archerfield in the Parliament of Queensland in 1998. After an electoral redistribution before the 2001 election, she became the Member for Algester at that election. In the current parliament she holds the ministerial portfolio of Community Services and Minister for Women.

Published resources

  • Edited Book
    • Competing agendas impacting on community services, Evans, Robyn and Struthers, Karen, 1997
  • Resource

Related entries

  • Related Concepts
    • Women in Politics: Australian Labor Party