Future

Indoor heated pool study out for comment

Community and stakeholder groups are being invited to provide comment on the recently completed needs assessment and feasibility study for an indoor heated swimming pool in Collie. The study has identified a number of options, with varying costs and catering for different community needs. Before making any decision, Council needs to understand which of the…

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Job Portal

Job hunting just got easier with the launch of the new Job Portal as part of the Collie Hub. Thanks to generous support from Job Portal sponsors Synergy, South West Development Commission and Premier Coal, find quick access to job opportunities on offer in Collie. Browse through the diverse range of opportunities, whether it be…

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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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Stepping up marketing for Collie

Collie River Valley Marketing Inc. is seeking an experienced grant/funding writer to help take Collie’s marketing efforts to the next level. The group has been very successful in stepping up the promotion of the Collie River Valley as a great place to live, visit and invest, with recent major projects including the Collie Hub platform…

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Collie to join electric highway

Travis and Louisa Jaarola of eTech Electrical and Instrumentation could hardly contain their excitement when an electric-powered vehicle visited the Collie Motorplex last month. The local electrical contractors were excited to be part of a major milestone that will see Collie join the state’s electric highway when an electric car charging station is installed in…

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Collie project wins WA resilience award

A Collie Community Bank-sponsored program has put Collie in the spotlight once again for a positive reason. Operation Next Gen ambassador Bec Woods and Advisory Committee member Julie Hillier joined Community Bank Chairperson & Shire President, Sarah Stanley, to accept the Resilient Australia Business Award on behalf of the Collie & Districts Community Bank Branch…

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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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Pitch your business to South West Angels

The next South West Angels pitch night is on in Collie! If you’re a growing business looking for investors, don’t miss this opportunity. South West Angels is a network of private investors actively engaged in local emerging ventures, providing funding and mentorship. South West Angels typically look at investment propositions that require $100k to $500k for…

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Restoration of historic Collie landmark to breathe new life into tourism

Western Australia’s largest and only remaining railway roundhouse – located in Collie – will be transformed into a unique tourist attraction, as part of the McGowan Government’s continued efforts to unlock local potential and drive diversification in the South-West town. Regional Development Minister Alannah MacTiernan and Collie-Preston MLA Mick Murray today announced $998,532 towards restoring…

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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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