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Motorplex gears up for upgrade

The Collie Motorplex’s growing reputation as a major motorsport venue was further enhanced yesterday with the Federal Government’s announcement of an additional $764,000 towards Stage 2 upgrades at the Motorplex under Building Better Regions Fund. The funding will be used to resurface the existing 1.7km section of track and to improve pedestrian movements to and…

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Collie businesses go all out for Small Business Day

More than 10 local businesses are taking their wares to the street to raise awareness for the importance of small business in our local economy as part of Small Business Day, this Saturday, 27 October 2018. The Collie Community Bank branch of the Bendigo Bank has sponsored this year’s event by printing posters and stickers to…

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Grants to drive Collie’s economic future

The Collie Futures Small Grants Program has been launched to drive economic growth and stimulate job creation in the South West town of Collie. The grants program provides opportunities for a wide range of potential projects where they can demonstrate an economic impact benefiting the Collie area. The Fund will consider financial assistance for projects that support…

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Looking for work?

Job hunting just got easier with the launch of the new Job Portal as part of the Collie Hub. Thanks to generous support from Job Portal sponsors Synergy, South West Development Commission and Premier Coal, find quick access to job opportunities on offer in Collie. Browse through the diverse range of opportunities, whether it be…

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Leadership for our Regions

The Australian Rural Leadership Foundation is partnering with the Regional Australia Institute to deliver the Leadership For Our Regions program in South West WA in November 2019 and February 2020. We are seeking applications from individuals who reside in this region who want to challenge themselves, develop their collaborative networks and explore the role of…

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Collie River Trail parkrun

The sun rose magnificently above the trees as more than 130 people turned out to help Collie River Trail parkrun celebrate it’s inaugural event on 3rd August 2019. Now eleven weeks in, the Collie community has embraced the concept of parkrun, with an average of sixty people joining in to run, jog, walk or volunteer…

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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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Barber fit for a king

You’ll think you’re in heaven while you’re getting your hair trimmed at the newly refurbished Collie Mens Hairdressers, located in the Jones Arcade in Collie. Despite the name, Collie Mens Hairdressers caters for men’s cuts, ladies’ trims, and kids of all ages. It is a local, family-run business that employs local staff, boasting friendly service…

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Collie Futures grant information sessions

If you are thinking about applying for funding through the Collie Futures Small Grants Program, head along to one of two information sessions being held next week. The Collie Futures Small Grants Program has been launched to drive economic growth and stimulate job creation in the South West town of Collie. Through the Collie Futures Small Grants…

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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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