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Collie’s opportunity to pitch big ideas

South West Angels is proud to announce PITCH 3.0! If you love Shark Tank, you’ll love this free event that starts with a workshop in the afternoon and finishes with a pitch and networking event, being held Thursday, 19 September at the Goods Shed. The Pitch Night will bring together a sensational line-up of emerging…

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Collie’s biggest arty party kicks off this week

For ten days in September, Collie comes alive for FESTIV ARTY, our biggest arty party, now in its 29th year. The flurry of activity starts this Friday night, with the official opening for artists and invited guests, unveiling the work of local artists and artisans that will be on show throughout the festival at the…

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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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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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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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2020 Citizen of the year awards

Please find attached the nomination forms for the 2020 Citizen of the year awards. The categories are: Citizen-Young Citizen Nomination Form 2020 Online Community Group Nomination Form 2020 Online Environmental Award Nomination Form 2020 Online   Please consider nominating worthy citizens.

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Join the arty party this September

FESTIV ARTY, Collie’s biggest arty party, is on September 6-15. 10 BIG days of family fun, with a talent show, art competition, art and craft workshops for children and adults, some fantastic new events and a huge family street fair. This year’s theme is Bikes, Hikes and Trails, with a fabulous range of fun activities…

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