Tidy Town 2018
COLLIE WINS TIDY TOWN
It’s been a big year for the South West town of Collie.
Famous for its coal mining the town is planning to diversify into solar power and data processing, and now, it’s won the WA Tidy Town award for the second time.
Environment Minister Stephen Dawson has today announced Collie as the 2018 Western Australia Tidy Towns winner.
Collie residents worked on a number of significant community initiatives throughout the year including revitalising and reopening the town’s museum, improving the health of the local river and numerous community clean-ups. READ MORE
COLLIE WINS TIDY TOWN It's been a big year for the South West town of Collie.Famous for it coal mining the town is planning to diversify into solar power and data processing, and now, it's won the WA Tidy Town award for the second time.
Posted by GWN7 News on Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Collie Futures first-round grant recipients announced
Eight projects that aim to drive economic growth and create jobs in Collie have received funding under the first round of the state government’s Collie Futures Small Grants program.
The state government has allocated $678,000 of the $2 million available under the program over the next four years to projects with the potential to help diversify the local economy. READ MORE
Have your say on the future of Collie’s trails.
The Collie River Valley Trail Strategy plans to build trails for each of these trail types below. Trails are great for local use and will create jobs You can help make this happen by filling in this survey. Start Survey now!
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Collie sights in demand
Collie tourism operators are getting excited about the amount of people who are visiting the town and they spoke about the increase in visitors at a Collie’s tourism information Business Connections presentation.
The Keep Visitors Staying and Spending Longer tourism information session held last month was jointly run by the Shire of Collie, Collie Visitor Centre and Collie River Valley Marketing.