Collie Futures Fund

Opening the doors to new business and industry.

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 Fund will help the region to transition to a more sustainable economy with a more even spread of employment across a greater range of industries and a reduced reliance on any one sector.

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

  • Collie Futures Industry Development Fund – Up to $2 million in matching funding available
  • Collie Futures Small Grants Program Up to $100,000 available per initiative


Grant programs

Collie Futures Industry Development Fund

APPLY NOW for grants up to $2 million
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.


Pip Kirby – Principal Regional Development Officer, SWDC
Telephone: 9734 2322
Steve Ryan – General Manager, Strategic Projects, Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science & Innovation 
Telephone: 6277 2921

Grant recipients

National Trust Western Australia – Collie Roundhouse

WesTrac – Autonomous Technology Training Centre

Bluewaters Farm Holdings – Industry Technology Centre

Collie Futures Small Grants Fund

APPLY NOW for grant up to $100,000
The Collie Futures Small Grants Program backs projects that supports local economic growth and job opportunities.
Due to a high volume of applications received, the Collie Futures Small Grants Program is currently closed to new applications until March 2021. Applications currently in draft form in the online system (unsubmitted) will not be lost, however will not be accessible during this time.  Please contact the SWDC should you have any questions.


Pip Kirby – Principal Regional Development Officer, SWDC
Telephone: 9734 2322

Joanne Dean – Principal Regional Development Officer, SWDC
Phone: 9734 2322

Grant recipients

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

Aquatic Life Industries – Collie Region Aquaculture Venture

CI, JI & LA Riley – Collie River Trails Stay (Farm stay accommodation)

Collie Electrical Services – Electrical Hardware Store

Collie Retired Mine Workers Association – Pit Pony Bronze Sculpture And Collie Tourist Underground Mine Upgrade

Donnybrook Regional Tourism Association – Connecting to Collie-Preston

Frontier Carbon Pty Ltd (trading as Frontier Impact Group) – Collie Renewable Diesel Project

Harris River Estate – Winery Expansion

Living Legacy Forest Pty Ltd – Wellington Dam Legacy Forest Expansion Project

Lupin Foods Pty Ltd – Research and Develop Protein Isolate and Soluble Protein Manufacturing

People & Parking Pty Ltd trading as Kiosk at the Dam – Kiosk at the Dam Expansion

Quantum Filtration Medium – Quantum Filtration Water Research and Development Project

The Humble Horse – Outback Horse Trails

The Trustee for the Nick Smargiassi Super Fund – Rezoning Lot 51 Patstone Road

WA Hemp Grower’s Co-op Ltd – Processing Facility Business Pla