2021 WA State Election - Dawesville

Sustainable Australia Party

Sustainable Australia Party is an independent community movement from the political centre, with a positive plan for an economically, environmentally and socially sustainable Australia. We believe in a science and evidence-based approach to policy - not an extreme left or right ideology.

SAP candidate for Dawesville

Karen Oborn

Karen is a long-time local resident in the Peel region. She is also a small business owner and community volunteer. She has graduate qualifications in Social Science and post-graduate qualifications in environmental management. She has also undertaken further studies in business management and work place health and safety.

Karen started a career in Local Government over 30 years ago. During that time she has gained extensive experience in statutory and strategic planning, corporate management, as well as economic and community development (throughout the whole the state).

Currently, Karen works for a not for profit organisation providing housing solutions for vulnerable community members in the Metro, Peel and South West regions. In addition, Karen is a voluntary board member for two not for profit organisations; focused on building community capacity and resilience, through a range of Arts, Cultural and Heritage programs.

Karen is also a committed mother and wife, who is immensely proud and supportive of her family’s service and achievements through their work within the local government sector and the WA Police. Her pastimes include recreational fishing and kayaking, and running her Artisan Space.


Candidates (most of whom work full-time) can be contacted as follows:

  • Website: Contact Us page above
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Phone: Aaron (campaign organiser) 0424 107 123