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Collie Futures Small Grants Program

Round One - Closed

Thank you to everyone who submitted an application for funding through the Collie Futures Small Grants Program.

Applications for the first round closed July 18 2018 and are now going through an assessment and approval process. Applicants will be advised on the outcome of their submission.

The Collie Futures Small Grants Program aims to support projects that drive economic growth and stimulate job creation in the South West town of Collie.


Collie Futures Economic Advisory Committee

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


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 will be 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.


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

  • Training and education representative ─ Stan Liaros
  • Independent industry representative ─ John Kearney
  • Community and corporate representative ─  Narelle Michalak
  • Industry representative ─ Kerry Roberts
  • Community representative ─ Geoff Blackford
  • Shire of Collie president - Sarah Stanley


The Committee is supported by the South West Development Commission.