Competitions

Steel bumpers and shiny chrome on show

Drool with Dad over all manner of shiny bumpers at the Collie Agricultural Society’s Show and Shine on this Saturday, 1 September, from 8am-2pm. Place your vote in the Show and Shine People’s Choice competition. There’s plenty to do and see with markets, a macrame workshop, best dressed father and son competition and an Australian…

Read More

The heat is on in performing arts competition

The first heats in the FESTIV ARTY performing arts competition are being held this weekend in the lead up to Collie’s biggest arty party, now in its 28th year. The first heat featuring vocal and instrumental performers is being held 10am-4pm on Saturday at the Collie Senior High School Performing Arts Centre. The second heat…

Read More

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…

Read More

Shop in Collie this festive season for a chance to win

Customers from all over the South West can be in for the chance to win a $3500 shopping spree, just by doing your Christmas shopping this year in participating Collie businesses. The Collie Chamber of Commerce is holding its annual Buy Local Christmas Competition, where every $50 spent in participating stores gains a ticket into…

Read More

Looking at road safety through children’s eyes at Christmas Launch

Two Collie-based artists were selected to feature in the Industry Road Safety Alliance’s 2019 Road Safety Calendar, unveiled at a Christmas Road Safety Launch held in Harvey this week. The Industry Road Safety Alliance South West called out to young artists throughout the region to submit artwork that helped to keep road safety on the…

Read More

Collie’s second major art prize is launched

The Collie Art Gallery has once again launched one of regional Australia’s richest art prizes, following the success of the inaugural 2018 edition, which drew more than 500 entries nationally and attracted hundreds of visitors to the town. Collie Art Gallery’s $50,000 Collie Art Prize (CAP2020)  is arguably regional Australia’s richest individual art prize, and…

Read More

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…

Read More