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Collie’s tourism potential shining bright like a diamond

By | 2019-02-26T08:58:43+08:00 February 26th, 2019|Business, Business Hub, Community, Future, Love Collie, Stories|

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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Economic development activities revealed

By | 2019-01-21T16:42:58+08:00 January 21st, 2019|Business, Business Hub, Love Collie, Shire|

The next instalment in the Shire of Collie’s Business Connection series is being held 6-8pm, Wednesday, 6 February 2019. This free information session will provide an update on the work being done to diversify Collie's economy and plan for our future. You'll hear about three exciting projects on the drawing board, in three very different [...]

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Museum offering free entry for children throughout January

By | 2019-01-15T12:29:16+08:00 December 20th, 2018|Community, Love Collie, Stories, Tips from locals, Tourism|

The Coalfields Museum is opening its doors seven days a week throughout January, as well as offering free admission for children when accompanied by a fee-paying adult. The Museum provides a unique glimpse into Collie's early days and is a great way to keep the kids amused for hours over the school holidays. The 1900 [...]

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Drive safely for the ones you love

By | 2018-12-20T11:15:56+08:00 December 20th, 2018|Community, Love Collie|

Despite significant road improvements and ongoing awareness campaigns, too many people continue to be killed or seriously injured on our roads. A new project in the South West is hoping to curb this trend by reminding drivers of the reasons they should make every journey a safe one. The Industry Road Safety Alliance South West [...]

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Shire of Collie festive season closures

By | 2018-12-20T10:52:35+08:00 December 20th, 2018|Love Collie, Shire, Stories|

The Shire of Collie wishes to advise the following closures will be occurring over the Christmas and New Year period: Shire of Collie Administration Centre,  Depot, Library and Roche Park Recreation Centre Closed from 12 noon, 24 December 2018, reopening to the public on 2 January 2019. Shire of Collie Transfer Station Closed 25 December 2018, 26 [...]

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Indoor heated pool study out for comment

By | 2018-12-17T15:39:08+08:00 December 14th, 2018|Future, Love Collie, Shire, Stories|

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

By | 2018-12-13T15:11:47+08:00 December 13th, 2018|Community, Competition, Love Collie, Stories|

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 [...]

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Community goes walkabout for CBD

By | 2018-12-13T15:08:29+08:00 December 7th, 2018|Business, Business Hub, Community, Future, Love Collie, Shire, Stories|

Landowners, business owners and community members have come together to look at creative ways to activate Collie’s central business district at two recent events. The first CBD Revitalisation Business Connection session used a creative process to explore ways to increase foot traffic, attract new activities to fill vacant premises and increase the turnover and viability [...]

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Shop in Collie this festive season for a chance to win

By | 2018-12-07T09:39:12+08:00 December 7th, 2018|Business, Business Hub, Competition, Love Collie, Stories|

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 [...]

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Youths eager to help community

By | 2018-12-07T09:56:32+08:00 December 6th, 2018|Community, Love Collie, Stories|

The Lions Club of Collie celebrated an exciting event last week with the official formation night of the Collie Leos club held this week. Leo clubs are a sponsored affiliation of Lions Clubs International that encourages young men and women to serve others in their community and around the world. A group of proactive youths [...]

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