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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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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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Hear the latest in economic development for Collie

Find out what’s being done to strengthen Collie’s small business sector at the next instalment in the Shire of Collie’s Business Connection series, being held 6-9pm, Wednesday, 4 December 2019. The next instalment in our Business Connection series, this information session will provide an update on the work being done to diversify Collie’s economy 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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Operation Next Gen celebrates two years

‘New conversations with new people in new places,’ is how the Operation Next Gen Program was described at a local community meeting held in February 2017. Appreciating that this was a fresh approach to how Collie can take control of its own destiny in a rapidly changing world, it was agreed that the Collie &…

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Incubating small business in Collie

Commercial Realty is throwing its support behind the Shire of Collie’s Energise Collie project, bringing its Business Incubator project to activate empty retail shops in Collie’s central business district. The project is the outcome of discussions between the Council’s Economic Development Panel and Peter Blurton from Commercial Realty and is based on the Renew Newcastle…

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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’s investment potential highlighted

The exciting economic opportunities being unlocked for business and industry in Collie are highlighted in a new investment prospectus. Regional Development Minister Alannah MacTiernan launched the Collie Futures investment prospectus to business and industry representatives at the WA Works Conference, hosted by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Western Australia. The investment prospectus highlights…

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Business Connections is on tonight!

Find out what’s being done to strengthen Collie’s small business sector at the next instalment in the Shire of Collie’s Business Connection series, being held 6-9pm this evening. The next instalment in our Business Connection series, this information session will provide an update on the work being done to diversify Collie’s economy and plan for…

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Collie-based smash repairer bags awards

A Collie-based smash repair business has picked up two awards recently at the prestigious Car Craft Awards. Car Craft is a group of quality smash repairers that are recognised leaders in the smash repair industry. Every year Car Craft gives awards to approved car craft repairers. Ian Guppy & Co Smash Repairs was the proud…

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