Karen Lesley Andrews is an Australian politician serving as Minister for Home Affairs in the Morrison Government since 2021. Andrews previously served as Minister for Industry, Science and Technology from 2018 to 2021. She is a member of the Liberal National Party of Queensland and has represented the Queensland seat of McPherson since the 2010 federal election. Andrews sits as a Liberal and previously served as an assistant minister in the Abbott and Turnbull Governments. Before entering politics she was a mechanical engineer and industrial relations consultant.