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Black Diamond Lake feasibility study underway

Collie River Valley Marketing Inc (CRVM) has engaged Harley Dykstra to undertake a feasibility study of the area known as Black Diamond Lake situated at Allanson. The purpose of the feasibility study is to review the existing and potential future use around Black Diamond Lake, especially for tourist purposes, and to resolve current issues such…

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Mountain biking is the new surfing

Safer than road cycling, and guaranteed not to see a shark, there are good reasons why mountain biking is now one of the fastest growing sports. If you haven’t tried it yet, maybe it’s time to find out what the fuss is all about. The Collie River Valley has a great variety of mountain bike,…

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Join us for a journey of rediscovery

Collie’s tourism is being rediscovered at a Tourism Re-Launch being held Friday, 5 October, at the Collie Visitor Centre, from 6-8pm. Sample delectable delights, see our brand new look and experience new ways of doing things. Local producers with products on show include Harris River Marron, Mumballup Pecans, Brew 42, Collie Blueberry Farm and Harris…

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Hands up who’s looking forward to FESTIV ARTY?

Collie’s biggest arty party, FESTIV ARTY, kicks off this weekend, with the Official Opening, Visual Arts exhibition and the fabulous Street Fair among the jam-packed program. FESTIV ARTY is 10 big days of arty family fun. This year’s theme is History and Mystery, with a fabulous range of fun activities from the magical to the…

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When life hands you lemons, race them around the track

Get ready for a weekend of belly laughs, with 24 Hours of Lemons on at the Collie Motorplex all this weekend. 24 Hours of Lemons is the biggest and cheapest motorsport event on the planet. Teams buy a stock stand “lemon” for no more than $999, attach some safety gear and drive it around the…

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Collie Futures first-round grant recipients announced

The first tranche of the Collie Futures Small Grants Program has been announced, with the support of eight Collie projects totalling $678,000 to further unlock the town’s economic potential. Funding through the first round of the Collie Futures Small Grants Program will back projects that support efforts to drive long-term economic growth and stimulate jobs…

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Find adventure that’s fresh, fun and fin-free

Collie’s iconic multi-discipline endurance event is back to see some of Western Australia’s most dedicated athletes battle it out. The South32 Collie Adventure Race is being held 13 and 14 October 2018. This year is the eighteenth consecutive year of the competition, but only the second year to be held over two days. All legs…

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Collie plays host to ATV Nationals

Australia’s fastest ATV racers will descend upon the Collie Motorcycle Club at Stockton Park to compete in another epic battle to see who will be crowned the 2018 ATV National Champion in their respective class. Quad Riders Western Australia (QRWA) along with Collie Motorcycle Club will host the 2018 Australian ATV Nationals from 5-7 October…

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Restoration of historic Collie landmark to breathe new life into tourism

Western Australia’s largest and only remaining railway roundhouse – located in Collie – will be transformed into a unique tourist attraction, as part of the McGowan Government’s continued efforts to unlock local potential and drive diversification in the South-West town. Regional Development Minister Alannah MacTiernan and Collie-Preston MLA Mick Murray today announced $998,532 towards restoring…

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Explored visions of Collie River Valley

A trip around Western Australia by a real estate agent turned hobby photographer and historian Greg Davis has resulted in some powerful images of hidden gems around the Collie River Valley, sparking interest from locals and travellers alike. Greg’s eight-day trip included visits as far north as Meekatharra via Three Springs and Mt Magnet, continuing down south…

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