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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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Nominations open for Sports Person of the Year Awards

Nominations for all categories in the Shire of Collie’s 2019 Sport Awards and nominations for Wall of Champions inductees are open. We encourage sporting clubs and individuals to consider nominating athletes or club persons you consider worthy recipients of these awards. Sports Person of The Year Junior Sports Person of The Year Volunteer of the…

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Collie on the trail to WA’s first Trails Town

Collie’s ambition of becoming a nationally significant Trails Town is another step closer thanks to a funding announcement by the Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities for a Collie River Trail and Trail Corridor. The Collie River Trail will connect the township of Collie with the beautiful Minninup Pool with a 6.5-kilometre-long, high-quality, dual-use…

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Collie will be WA’s premier trail adventure town

Collie is set to become a world-class destination for mountain bike riders, bushwalkers and nature lovers, with a significant funding announcement from the McGowen Government today. The $10m funding package will create more than 180km of high-quality mountain bike and hiking trails, including a 65km world-class ‘epic’ mountain bike trail network in the Wellington National…

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Lake Kepwari starts to flow

Following recent rain, outflow from Lake Kepwari has begun providing river flow for the first time this year to the downstream of the Collie River South Branch and its pools. Until recently, rainfall recorded in Collie since the start of the year has been approximately 350mm.  This is the lowest recorded annual rainfall since 2010.…

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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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Hear the latest in economic development for Collie

Business Connection

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 6-8pm, Wednesday, 8 May 2019. At the free information session, you’ll receive an update on economic development activities and hear about the exciting projects on the drawing board, plus a…

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Rewarding great customer service in local businesses

Rewarding great customer service in local businesses Have you experienced great customer service recently? Do you want to encourage better customer service by making sure these individuals are recognised and rewarded? The Customer Service Award is a new initiative by the Collie Chamber of Commerce that allows you to nominate workers who go above and beyond…

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E-waste now accepted free of charge

Electronic waste, including televisions, computers, printers and mobile phones, can now be disposed of free of charge at the Collie Waste Facility. According to the Waste Authority WA, electronic waste, or “e-waste”, is one of the fastest growing waste streams and includes many hazardous materials that are used in all manner of computing, electronic devices…

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Reducing waste a community priority

The Shire of Collie has reaffirmed its commitment to the responsible management of waste, with the adoption of new policies that will pave the way for a re-use shop at the Shire’s landfill facility and reduce its consumption of single-use plastics. The Collie community is already exceeding its 2020 waste diversion targets through the three-bin…

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