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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 Futures first-round grant recipients announced

The first tranche of the Collie Futures Small Grants Program has been announced, with the support of eight Collie projects totalling $678,000 to further unlock the town’s economic potential. Funding through the first round of the Collie Futures Small Grants Program will back projects that support efforts to drive long-term economic growth and stimulate jobs…

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Community goes Walkabout for CBD

Following on from a previous Business Connection event that looked at sparking creative ideas to activate our central business district, community members out into the streets at the Business Connections: CBD Walkabout. Community members are invited to join the roving discussion about the possibilities for our CBD, starting and finishing at the Goods Shed, from…

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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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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 Basketball Season 2019/20

Collie Basketball Association (CBA) is set to commence the season on Monday, 14 October. Registrations for players will open on Monday 2nd September. CBA fees have not increased this year and a junior is $140, Senior A Men/Women $190, B grade $120. There have been some changes to the structure of the new season with…

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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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Explored visions of Collie River Valley

A trip around Western Australia by a real estate agent turned hobby photographer and historian Greg Davis has resulted in some powerful images of hidden gems around the Collie River Valley, sparking interest from locals and travellers alike. Greg’s eight-day trip included visits as far north as Meekatharra via Three Springs and Mt Magnet, continuing down south…

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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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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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