Future

Collie’s own seed library set to launch

The Collie Public library in collaboration with Our Community Garden is set to launch their very own community seed library on Wednesday, 18 July. The Collie Seed Library will be free and available to all Collie Public Library cardholders and will supply a variety of free fruit and vegetable seeds for people to grow at…

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Take-or-pay security for coal

A TAKE-OR-PAY clause in the Synergy coal contract should provide confidence for those working in the industry and Collie in general. This is the view expressed by Collie shire councillors following a briefing from Premier Coal operations manager Jim Falconer at the last Collie Shire Council meeting. Mr Falconer told councillors that Premier’s contract with…

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Collie Adventure Trails

Collie will be developed as a world class mountain bike and trail adventure destination offering stunning landscapes and epic trails. The project The Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions look forward to working closely with the community in the development of new trails and recreation facilities, including the following: Wellington National Park 65km of high-quality,…

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Motorplex gears up for upgrade

The Collie Motorplex’s growing reputation as a major motorsport venue was further enhanced yesterday with the Federal Government’s announcement of an additional $764,000 towards Stage 2 upgrades at the Motorplex under Building Better Regions Fund. The funding will be used to resurface the existing 1.7km section of track and to improve pedestrian movements to and…

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Hear the latest in economic development for Collie

Business Connection

Find out what’s being done to strengthen Collie’s small business sector at the next instalment in the Shire of Collie’s Business Connection series, being held 6-8pm, Wednesday, 8 May 2019. At the free information session, you’ll receive an update on economic development activities and hear about the exciting projects on the drawing board, plus a…

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Community Perceptions Survey is now live

The 2019 Shire of Collie Community Perceptions Survey is now live on the Shire of Collie’s Yoursay page. The Shire of Collie is keen to learn more about how residents regard local services, facilities and developments. This will assist the Shire to develop strategies that meet the needs of the community. You can complete the…

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Ideas sparked for Collie’s town centre

More than 50 local business owners, property owners and community members gathered to share their experiences and generate ideas to activate Collie’s central business district at a community workshop held last week. The CBD Revitalisation Business Connection session used a creative process to explore ways to increase foot traffic, attract new activities to fill vacant…

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Have your say on the future of Black Diamond

Community consultation sessions are being held to gather people’s opinions and ideas on the overall vision for the Black Diamond precinct as part of a feasibility study currently underway. There are two consultation sessions being held Tuesday, 2 July 2019: One-one-one sessions with consultants from 2pm to 4.30pm, at the Shire of Collie meeting room…

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Focus group participants wanted

We need you! The University of Western Australia is currently conducting research into mine site rehabilitation in Western Australia. The chief investigator for this research is Associate Professor Marit Kragt, who is being assisted by Dr Louise Blackmore. We are looking for a diverse range of people from within the Shire of Collie to participate…

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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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