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Collie Futures Fund

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Through the Collie Futures Fund, the State Government is making available $20 million over five years to drive economic diversification and create jobs in the Collie region.

The Collie Futures Fund is being delivered through two key programs:

  • Collie Futures Small Grants Program; and
  • Collie Futures Industry Development Fund

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Collie Investment Prospectus

The Collie Investment Prospectus highlights the opportunities the State Government is unlocking for business and industry in Collie.

Highlighting opportunities for investors
The exciting economic opportunities the State Government is unlocking for business and industry in Collie are highlighted in a new investment prospectus.
The investment prospectus outlines Collie's considerable potential and identifies a diverse range of opportunities the private sector can tap into.
Download the Collie Futures Investment Prospectus.
The exciting economic opportunities the State Government is unlocking for business and industry in Collie are highlighted in a new investment prospectus.The investment prospectus outlines Collie's considerable potential and identifies a diverse range of opportunities the private sector can tap into.The exciting economic opportunities the State Government is unlocking for business and industry in Collie are highlighted in a new investment prospectus.The investment prospectus outlines Collie's considerable potential and identifies a diverse range of opportunities the private sector can tap into.

The investment prospectus outlines Collie's considerable potential and identifies a diverse range of opportunities the private sector can tap into.

Download the Collie Investment Prospectus.

Read the official announcement.

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Collie Futures Industry Development Fund


APPLY NOW for funding

The State Government is opening doors for industry by offering up to $2 million in matched funding in support of industry-led projects setting up or expanding in Collie.

The Collie Futures Industry Development Fund is designed to develop new industries and expand existing industries in the Collie region to create more job opportunities for local people and diversify the local economy.

Download the guidelines

Complete the application form

Read the announcement

Contacts

Cate Brooks, Acting Assistant Director People and Place, South West Development Commission
Phone:  9792 2022
Email:   cate.brooks@swdc.wa.gov.au

Steve Ryan, General Manager, Strategic Projects, Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science & Innovation
Phone:  9222 0450
Email:   steve.ryan@jtsi.wa.gov.au

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Collie Futures Small Grants Program


APPLY NOW for funding!

The Collie Futures Small Grants Program backs projects that supports local economic growth and job opportunities.

Grants of up to $100,000 are available to business and not-for-profit organisations seeking to drive economic impact in the Collie region.

Download the guidelines

Complete the application form

Read the announcement

Contacts

Amanda Taylor – Grants Coordinator
Telephone: 9792 2012
Email: amanda.taylor@swdc.wa.gov.au
Cate Brooks – A/Assistant Director People and Place
Telephone: 9792 2022
Email: Cate.Brooks@swdc.wa.gov.au

Amanda Taylor, Grants Coordinator
Phone:  9792 2012
Email:   amanda.taylor@swdc.wa.gov.au


Cate Brooks, A/Assistant Director People and Place
Phone:  9792 2022
Email:   cate.brooks@swdc.wa.gov.au

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Collie Futures Small Grants Program – first round grant recipients

The following projects were successful in the first round of the Collie Futures Small Grants Fund.

Second tranche:

  • Collie River Valley Marketing ─ $70,000 towards Black Diamond Tourism Feasibility;
  • Leschenault Catchment Council ─ $75,000 towards Danju-Jobs Together; and
  • Dam Fish ─ $75,000 towards CRV Demonstration Marron Farm

Initial tranche:

  • DC Two ─ Modular Behind the Grid Technology Data Centre;
  • The Mellegers Family Trust ─ Trails Centre;
  • Planwest (WA) ─ Collie Distillery Project;
  • Global Marketing Technologies ─ Collie Hay Pressing Plant Feasibility Study and Business Plan;
  • Collie Synfuels ─ Collie Flagship Project ─ Fuel Cell Vehicle H2 Infrastructure and Distribution Study;
  • Collie Synfuels ─ Collie Flagship Project ─ Liquid H2 Export Option ─ Feasibility Study;
  • Collie Cycle Club ─ Collie to Donnybrook and Return Cycling Classic; and
  • Keip Filtration ─ Hydration Hub.

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Collie Futures Economic Advisory Group

The State Government has formed the Collie Futures Economic Advisory Group to power Collie into the future.

Role

The committee provides insight and guidance to the development of a broader economic development plan for Collie.

It plays an important role in identifying, considering and recommending projects seeking leverage funding through the $20 million Collie Futures Fund, which aims to drive Collie's economy and provide long-term employment security.

The first stage of the fund, the Collie Futures Small Grants Program, will help to get off the ground projects that aim to stimulate the local economy and support community needs.

Up to $2 million in funding was made available through the Collie Futures Small Grants Program to provide seed funding for economy building projects and for the development of business cases and feasibility studies.

Members

The Group is chaired by Member for Collie-Preston Mick Murray, with members drawn from across local industry and community.

  • Independent industry representative ─ John Kearney
  • Community and corporate representative ─  Narelle Michalak
  • Industry representative ─ Kerry Roberts
  • Community representative ─ Geoff Blackford
  • Community representative ─ Sarah Stanley

Support

The Group is supported by the South West Development Commission.