Sport and Recreation

Historics back at the Motorplex

Round 4 of the Historic Competition Motorcycle Club Championship is coming to the Collie Motorplex this weekend, 21 and 22 July. More than 100 competitors will be competing in classes of bikes from 1930s to moderns, juniors and even sidecars. Racers range in age from 12 to 70. Bring the family along to watch some…

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Town to Town track walk with Adventurous Women

If you haven’t yet ticked the Bibbulmun Track off your bucket list, why not make a start with a guided walk between Collie to the “Mumby Pub” over two days this weekend. Join the Adventurous Women and experience a section of this stunning track in comfort without the extra weight of a full backpack. The…

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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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Collie on the trail to WA’s first Trails Town

Collie’s ambition of becoming a nationally significant Trails Town is another step closer thanks to a funding announcement by the Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities for a Collie River Trail and Trail Corridor. The Collie River Trail will connect the township of Collie with the beautiful Minninup Pool with a 6.5-kilometre-long, high-quality, dual-use…

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RC racers raring to try out track

There will be some excited racers at this Saturday’s Collie Off-Road Race Championships after the first round of the season was rained off. Local racers have had a chance to brush up their skills at the weekly Thursday night racing sessions, but this will be the first time the interclub racers will have had a…

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Collie Cup Races on this weekend

It’s time to frock up and head out to the Collie Racetrack for the Collie Race Club’s Annual Freo Collie Cup Spring Races on this Saturday, 27 October. With an exciting six-race program, including feature race Freo Collie Cup over 2000m as well as the Applecross Electrical, TABtouch and Premier Coal supporting races, this is…

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Collie Motorplex long track approved for racing

The Collie Motorplex long circuit has finally been given the green light for racing by both the Confederation of Australian Motorsport (CAMS) and Motorcycling Australia (MA). The racing circuit has recently undergone a track extension, resurfacing and safety improvements with the financial support of Department of Sport and Recreation, Building Better Regions Scheme, the Collie…

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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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Velodrome nitro racing fundraiser

For the first time, nitro buggy racing is coming to the Collie Velodrome, this Saturday from 10am. The Radio Rally Club is bring its track and jumps for a one-day nitro buggy racing event in the middle of the velodrome. This event is raising funds to build a more permanent nitro track at the Collie…

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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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