Caitlin Collins grew up in Perth after moving from Scotland to Australia in 1992. She studied history, politics and international relations at Notre Dame in Freo then pursued a teaching qualification in order to share her passion for civics.

Caitlin has taught extensively in India, Colombia and Vietnam and completed a parliamentary internship in Ireland. Her experiences abroad instilled a recognition of the transformative power of education and imparted a deep appreciation of Australian democracy.

As the Member for Hillarys and a Padbury local, Caitlin Collins is working hard to deliver real outcomes for local residents. Her key priorities include upgrading local primary and secondary schools, protecting the character of the area, improving road safety and increasing access to public transport.

Caitlin enjoys coastal walks with her partner Jack and dog Lenny and appreciates any advice on whether she should support the Eagles or the Dockers.