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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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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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Staff spread Christmas cheer

To help spread the Christmas cheer for those less fortunate, the  Collie Community Bank staff have come together to donate two trolley loads of food items! Each staff member went shopping and donated a number of items to the value of $40. Along with this, the Collie Community Bank donated $1,000 for the volunteers to…

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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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New playground for George!

The Collie Pool now has a range of inflatable playground equipment to complement George, our resident Watch around Water inflatable friend. Visitors to the Collie Pool will be able to enjoy George’s playground which features a large Octo Ring, a Rocker, Barrels of Fun and mini Poly Rings.  In addition, the new heat pumps now…

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Big early response to heated pool survey

There has been an overwhelming response to a survey being conducted to assess Collie people’s views on the addition of a heated pool at the Collie Mineworkers Memorial Pool site. One hundred and eighty-four people completed the survey in its first day, with more than 5,000 visits to the survey site. Shire president Cr Sarah…

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Collie businesses go all out for Small Business Day

More than 10 local businesses are taking their wares to the street to raise awareness for the importance of small business in our local economy as part of Small Business Day, this Saturday, 27 October 2018. The Collie Community Bank branch of the Bendigo Bank has sponsored this year’s event by printing posters and stickers to…

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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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Black Diamond Lake feasibility study underway

Collie River Valley Marketing Inc (CRVM) has engaged Harley Dykstra to undertake a feasibility study of the area known as Black Diamond Lake situated at Allanson. The purpose of the feasibility study is to review the existing and potential future use around Black Diamond Lake, especially for tourist purposes, and to resolve current issues such…

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Seniors Week celebration

The Shire of Collie, along with the Council on the Ageing Western Australia, is holding a Seniors’, Grandparents’ and Children’s Morning Tea Dance to celebrate Seniors Week 2019 from 9.30-11.30am, on Friday, 15 November, at Roche Park Recreation Centre. Come along for a morning of free activities, music, dancing, morning tea and more. Bring your…

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