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Collie’s own seed library set to launch

The Collie Public library in collaboration with Our Community Garden is set to launch their very own community seed library on Wednesday, 18 July. The Collie Seed Library will be free and available to all Collie Public Library cardholders and will supply a variety of free fruit and vegetable seeds for people to grow at…

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Weigh into The Great Debate as part of National Science Week

What does the Australian $50 note and Collie’s ranking in the latest [IN]sight competitive index data have in common? On Thursday, 16 August, at 7pm in the Performing Arts Centre, Collie is celebrating the launch of National Science Week with a tribute to the contributions made to science by our first peoples and a debate…

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Get into the Christmas spirit

It’s starting to look a lot like Christmas with preparations in full swing for the annual Collie Christmas Pageant and Night Markets on 15 December. This year’s Christmas Pageant starts at 2pm with a festival of old-time Christmas spirit with carols, Santa’s Grotto, roving entertainment, kids activities and all your show favourites. The highlight of…

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Shire of Collie’s small grants open now

Does your community organisation have a worthy project or event that needs support? The Shire of Collie is inviting eligible community organisations to submit applications for Round 1 of the 2017/18 Community Small Grants fund. The funds are available to not-for-profit organisations that can demonstrate a direct positive influence on the Collie community. Applications must…

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National Tree Planting Day

The Friends of the Collie River in conjunction with the Shire of Collie and Collie Rotary Club are holding a planting session at 9am, Saturday, 27 July 2019, meeting at David-Hay Street. The planting will enhance the newly constructed Collie River Trail. Bring a hat and gloves, everything else is supplied. For further information, please…

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Coalfields 500 on at the Collie Motorplex

There’s another BIG weekend coming up at the Collie Motorplex with the Coalfields 500 Race & Regularity Event 19-20 October is the Coalfields 500 with more than 100 cars competing in Formula Classic, Formula Vee and Historic Touring Cars along with four Regularity classes which will showcase Ford Cortina’s, Escorts, Minis, Falcons, Toranas, Commodores, Porsches,…

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Wills & Deceased Estates Seminar – FREE EVENT

The Public Trustee is visiting the South West to give free community talks about making & storing your Will and planning the future administration of your financial affairs & estate. What really happens if you die without a valid Will? Who can challenge your Will? What do executors & administrators do? Benefits & risks of…

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Building the leaders of tomorrow

The Shire of Collie is running ongoing leadership skills workshops for Collie’s youth to help involve them in community projects and plans. The ongoing series of workshops are aimed to equip Collie’s young leaders with the skills they need to become active citizens in the community. Collie-based youth aged 12-25 are welcome to attend the…

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Collie’s iconic cycling classic on this weekend

The best of the best in the cycling world will battle for the top gong in one of Australia’s longest-running road cycling classics, the 93rd Collie to Donnybrook and Return Cycling Classic, this weekend 18-19 August. The 65-mile (104km) handicap classic is a test of speed and stamina for the best cyclists in Western Australia.…

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Colourful fun run raises funds

It was a colour explosion at Fairview Primary School’s Run4Fun fundraiser held last month, raising more than $8,500 towards upgrading the school’s iPads. The highest fundraising class raised more than $1000 and the two highest fundraising students raised almost $500 each. Fairview Primary P&C thanked local bushfire brigades and parents for their help for the…

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