Councillor Karen Caddy and Councillor Mark Irwin represent the City of Stirling’s Coastal Ward. 

Coastal Ward includes Doubleview*, Karrinyup*, North Beach, Scarborough, Trigg and Watermans Bay. For further information pertaining to the Councillors contact details and to find out which Committees and Working Groups the Councillors are members of read below.

* denotes suburbs that are located in multiple wards

Councillor Karen Caddy



Contact Details

Mobile: 0419 477 757


City of Stirling Councillor since: 2013

Term Expires: October 2021

Councillor Karen Caddy is an engineer with extensive business and management experience, having worked for a range of international companies like Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton. She has a Graduate Diploma of Business, is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and consults in strategic planning. Her focus on Council is to use her professional expertise to enhance council decision-making, and ensure high standards of governance and transparency.

A former Chairman of the Scarborough Tennis Club and board member of the Scarborough Sportsmen's Club, Councillor Caddy is a strong supporter of all our local clubs and community organisations.

Councillor Caddy is a long-term resident of Stirling and currently lives in Scarborough. She understands the unique value of our coastal region and promotes sustainable development that achieves a balance between the needs of the environment, residents and local businesses. She has a particular interest in promoting good urban design to enhance our quality of life.

Council Committees

Councillor Caddy is a member of the following Council Committees:-

  • Audit Committee

  • Chief Executive Officers Performance Review Committee

  • Community and Resources Committee (Deputy Presiding Member)

Other Committee/Advisory group memberships

Councillor Caddy is a member of the following external Committees and Advisory Groups:-

  • Tamala Park Regional Council

  • Tamala Park Regional Council Management Committee

  • City of Stirling Environment Advisory Group

Councillor Mark Irwin



Contact Details

Phone: 9205 8502


City of Stirling Councillor since: 2015

Term Expires: October 2019

Mayor Mark Irwin was born and raised in Scarborough, attending local primary and high schools. He has a degree in Sports Science and a Diploma in Management. Mayor Irwin is married with three children who are all involved in local community groups and sporting clubs. He and his wife operated a health and fitness business for 20 years.

Mayor Irwin is passionate about community service and has been an active member of Scarboro Surf Life Saving Club since he was 9, having held many positions at the club including President for 5 years and President/Chair of Surf Life Saving WA for 6 years while holding board positons at National level.  Among other community based roles, Mayor Irwin has held board positons on the Small Business Development Corporation, Stirling Business Association and the Doubleview Primary IPS.  Through these roles, Mayor Irwin has forged successful relationships with Local, State and National bodies.

Mayor Irwin's strength is his ability to openly discuss issues with stakeholders, he has an inclusive management style, inspiring confidence with meaningful consultation and respectful consideration of advice.

Council Committees

Mayor Irwin is a member of the following Council Committees:-

  • Audit Committee
  • Chief Executive Officers Performance Review Committee (Presiding Member)
  • Planning and Development Committee

Other Committee/Advisory Group memberships

Mayor Irwin is a member of the following external Committee:-

  • Western Australian Local Government Association - North Metropolitan Zone