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Break out the marshmallows, campfire season is here

The long days of Summer are making way for crisp Autumn nights, so it’s time to put away the inflatables and break out the camping gear. This time of year in the Collie River Valley is perfect for spending your days hitting the trails and your nights solving the world’s problems around a campfire while…

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How Did I Get Here exhibition opening

Join the Collie Art Gallery members for the opening of How Did I Get Here?, the first exhibition of works from the Art Gallery of WA’s (AGWA) State Art Collection, at the special time 4pm, Friday 19 July 2019, as part of the Freighting Ideas state-wide initiative. Inspired by the 1980 Talking Heads song Once…

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First phase of new river trail nears completion

Red asphalt has been laid on the first section of a planned 6.5km dual-use trail along the Collie River, showcasing the natural beauty that is hidden just out of sight. The trail will provide a connection to numerous points of interest from Soldier’s Park in the central business district, culminating at the idyllic Minninup Pool.…

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Keep the “Donnybrook” tradition alive.

Entries are now open for the Collie Community Bank Collie to Donnybrook & Return Cycling Classic and the Bendigo Bank Criterium. The Collie to Donnybrook and Return Cycling Classic is one of Australia’s road cycling classics. The race, which began in 1925, is the only true remaining handicap event in WA. It is steeped in…

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Beat the school holiday boredom

No one will be saying ‘I’m bored,’ with this list of things to do. The best part is they are all free or really low cost activities that will have the kids sleeping soundly at the end of the day. //CURRAWONG PUMP TRACK This little track is is perfect for kids of all ages, with…

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How Did I Get Here?

In spite of the stormy weather it was a great night at Collie Art Gallery for the opening of ‘How Did I Get Here?’… all the ‘famous’ people were there. Special guests included Art Gallery of WA’s Director of Exhibitions, James Davies and Exhibition Curator, Robert Cook along with Art on the Move’s , Exhibitions…

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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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Collie’s big arty party continues

There’s still a few days left to celebrate all things arty and craft with Collie’s FESTIV ARTY. See the talent of local artisans and artists on display at the Collie Art Gallery and Co-Op Building in Steere St. Vote for your favourite piece in the People’s Choice. The Coalfields Museum is opening its doors with…

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Kiosk at the Dam now licensed

You can now enjoy a local beer or wine at Kiosk at the Dam in the centre of the Wellington National Park. Currently featuring Beers From Rocky Ridge, Cider from Donnybrook and a range of Wines from the Geographe region. If you like what you try you can also pick up some take away drinks…

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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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