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E-waste now accepted free of charge

Electronic waste, including televisions, computers, printers and mobile phones, can now be disposed of free of charge at the Collie Waste Facility. According to the Waste Authority WA, electronic waste, or “e-waste”, is one of the fastest growing waste streams and includes many hazardous materials that are used in all manner of computing, electronic devices…

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Collie leads the way in waste management

Collie is leading the way in waste management, as one of only eight local governments in Western Australia that have introduced the third organics bin. This initiative has seen a 50 per cent reduction in waste going to landfill and is one of the reasons the Shire of Collie was nominated for the Avoid-Recover-Protect Waste…

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Ideas sparked for Collie’s town centre

More than 50 local business owners, property owners and community members gathered to share their experiences and generate ideas to activate Collie’s central business district at a community workshop held last week. The CBD Revitalisation Business Connection session used a creative process to explore ways to increase foot traffic, attract new activities to fill vacant…

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Shire slams air quality claims as ‘nonsense’

Claims that Collie’s air pollution is the fifth worst in Australia are “nonsense”, according to shire president Cr Sarah Stanley. The claims, made this week by the Australian Conservation Foundation (ACF), are at odds with results obtained during testing carried out by the Department of Environmental Regulation (DER). “DER, in 2016, found air quality in…

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Tip passes to be provided for community clean-ups

The Shire of Collie is providing complimentary tip passes for members of the community who are conducting organising community clean-ups in the shire. A single-entry tip pass will be provided from the Shire of Collie administration building for free disposal of waste collected during the clean-up. Clean-up volunteers are urged to consider personal safety and…

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Community goes walkabout for CBD

Landowners, business owners and community members have come together to look at creative ways to activate Collie’s central business district at two recent events. The first CBD Revitalisation Business Connection session used a creative process to explore ways to increase foot traffic, attract new activities to fill vacant premises and increase the turnover and viability…

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Indoor heated pool study out for comment

Community and stakeholder groups are being invited to provide comment on the recently completed needs assessment and feasibility study for an indoor heated swimming pool in Collie. The study has identified a number of options, with varying costs and catering for different community needs. Before making any decision, Council needs to understand which of the…

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Shire of Collie festive season closures

The Shire of Collie wishes to advise the following closures will be occurring over the Christmas and New Year period: Shire of Collie Administration Centre,  Depot, Library and Roche Park Recreation Centre Closed from 12 noon, 24 December 2018, reopening to the public on 2 January 2019. Shire of Collie Transfer Station Closed 25 December 2018, 26…

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Economic development activities revealed

Business Connection

The next instalment in the Shire of Collie’s Business Connection series is being held 6-8pm, Wednesday, 6 February 2019. This free information session will provide an update on the work being done to diversify Collie’s economy and plan for our future. You’ll hear about three exciting projects on the drawing board, in three very different…

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