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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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Economic development activities revealed

Business Connection

The next instalment in the Shire of Collie’s Business Connection series is being held 6-8pm, Wednesday, 6 February 2019. This free information session will provide an update on the work being done to diversify Collie’s economy and plan for our future. You’ll hear about three exciting projects on the drawing board, in three very different…

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Tours Available!!

Saturday, 28 September For Bookings, T&C’s or further information, contact the Visitor Centre. Tour 1 – Gnomesville & Donnybrook Apple Playground Visit the community of fascinating gnomes which has grown to an immense scale. We’ll then continue onto the Donnybrook Apple Fun Park which is the biggest free entry playground in Australia. Adults: $35.00 Children:…

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Local firm wins Collie Roundhouse restoration contract

A Collie firm has won the contract to manage the restoration and conservation of the heritage-listed Collie Roundhouse, ensuring local engagement and jobs in realising the vision to transform the unique building into a thriving tourist attraction. HRE Consulting has been engaged to project manage the first stage of conservation works on behalf of the…

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Motorplex hosts State Road Racing Championships

Round 4 of the Hydroquip 2019 WA State Championships is being held this Sunday, 13 October, at the Collie Motorplex. Practice from 9am, racing from 11am, with classes including Superbikes, Supersports, Sidecars, Production and Clubman. Gates open at 9am, with FREE entry for spectators and canteen open from 7am. For competitors, entry lists, pit bay allocations…

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Collie leading the nation in data solutions

A new data centre being built in Collie is the first in Australia to be powered “behind the grid” primarily from renewable energy sources. DC Two’s proposed data centre will have zones to enable low-cost hosting specifically designed for cryptocurrencies and Bitcoin mining as well as high-redundancy zones for traditional IT workloads. The data centre…

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Collie’s tourism potential shining bright like a diamond

The social media-driven popularity of the Black Diamond swimming hole has the potential to bring more tourists into the nearby town of Collie, boosting the local tourism industry and providing flow-on effects to local businesses. With help from a State Government grant, a local marketing group is able to embark on a study to identify…

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Launch to energise Collie

The Goods Shed in Forrest St is set to be a hive of activity on Thursday, 4 July, with two interactive community sessions followed by the launch of the Chamber of Commerce’s business directory and a brand-new online resource for residents, businesses and community organisations. Join inspirational Mandurah Mayor Rhys Williams for a creative discussion…

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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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Job-Ready Trail Construction Training Course

Five-day course (18 to 22 November 2019) Apply today for the Job-Ready Trail Construction. Training course providing an introduction to trail building. This course is for those with an interest in gaining entrylevel employment in trails construction. Shire of Collie and Shire of Murray residents are encouraged to apply. To apply: go to www.dlgsc.wa.gov.au/JobReadyTrails for…

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