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Keep the “Donnybrook” tradition alive.

Entries are now open for the Collie Community Bank Collie to Donnybrook & Return Cycling Classic and the Bendigo Bank Criterium. The Collie to Donnybrook and Return Cycling Classic is one of Australia’s road cycling classics. The race, which began in 1925, is the only true remaining handicap event in WA. It is steeped in…

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Collie Coal Cup celebrates 30th year

Coal Cup

Collie will host 41 volleyball teams next month for the 30th annual Collie Coal Cup. Coal Cup is the only regional volleyball tournament of its kind in WA and has grown in popularity every year, with registrations filling weeks out from the event. The tournament attracts 300 players, as well as supporters and spectators, so…

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Friends of the Collie River Planting

Following on from the success of the National Tree Planting Day where over 1100 plants were planted, the Friends of the Collie River have organised another planting day at 9am, Saturday, 10 August 2019, meeting at David-Hay Street. The planting will enhance the newly constructed Collie River Trail. Bring a hat and gloves, everything else…

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Collie Basketball Season 2019/20

Collie Basketball Association (CBA) is set to commence the season on Monday, 14 October. Registrations for players will open on Monday 2nd September. CBA fees have not increased this year and a junior is $140, Senior A Men/Women $190, B grade $120. There have been some changes to the structure of the new season with…

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Collie River Trail parkrun

Collie River Trail parkrun is a free, weekly, timed 5km walk, jog or run. Starting from Soldiers Park at 8am every Saturday, the course is two loops of the Collie River Trail from bridge to bridge. This volunteer-run event is open to all. Register at, print off your barcode and you are ready to…

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Local firm wins Collie Roundhouse restoration contract

A Collie firm has won the contract to manage the restoration and conservation of the heritage-listed Collie Roundhouse, ensuring local engagement and jobs in realising the vision to transform the unique building into a thriving tourist attraction. HRE Consulting has been engaged to project manage the first stage of conservation works on behalf of the…

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Celebrate the Quokka’s Birthday at Wellington Forest

September 15th is the official birthday of the Quokka, and also the beginning of a ‘Give a Dam about the Quokka!?’ campaign being run by Living Legacy Forest. The mainland quokka is critically low in numbers, with a large percentage of their species being wiped out in the 2015 Northcliffe fires. They really need all…

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Free community event for Mental Health Week

Head along to Collie’s Central Park on Wednesday, 9 October, from 11am to 2pm, for a free community event for Mental Health Week hosted by the Collie Family Centre. There will be a range of local and community services at the event to provide information, support and activities, including a free BBQ lunch, free bouncy…

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