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Collie Small Community Grants applications

The Shire of Collie Small Community Grants applications are now available. Applications will be accepted until 4.30pm on 25 October 2019. Forms are available by clicking the link  COMMUNITY SMALL GRANTS FUND – PDF Form  Alternatively the form can be found on the Shire Website. Hard copies are available at the Shire offices reception and…

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New playground for George!

The Collie Pool now has a range of inflatable playground equipment to complement George, our resident Watch around Water inflatable friend. Visitors to the Collie Pool will be able to enjoy George’s playground which features a large Octo Ring, a Rocker, Barrels of Fun and mini Poly Rings.  In addition, the new heat pumps now…

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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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Collie Motorplex long track approved for racing

The Collie Motorplex long circuit has finally been given the green light for racing by both the Confederation of Australian Motorsport (CAMS) and Motorcycling Australia (MA). The racing circuit has recently undergone a track extension, resurfacing and safety improvements with the financial support of Department of Sport and Recreation, Building Better Regions Scheme, the Collie…

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Seniors Week celebration

The Shire of Collie, along with the Council on the Ageing Western Australia, is holding a Seniors’, Grandparents’ and Children’s Morning Tea Dance to celebrate Seniors Week 2019 from 9.30-11.30am, on Friday, 15 November, at Roche Park Recreation Centre. Come along for a morning of free activities, music, dancing, morning tea and more. Bring your…

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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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Bin audits help waste education

The Shire of Collie is conducting random bin audits during May and June to help residents better understand correct recycling procedures with the aim of reducing waste sent to landfill and informing future decision making. Staff will conduct a simple visual assessment of the contents of randomly selected bins prior to collection over a six-week…

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Collie on Show!

The promotion of Collie at the recent Perth Royal Show, with a prime location in the Centenary Pavilion, was a huge success. There was immense interest in Collie as a destination for camping and trails, with maps and information about the region being in great demand.   The video footage of water skiing, the Motorplex…

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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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