- 19 February 1963
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
- Parliamentarian, Public servant and 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.