- Occupation Farmer
Collen Shute was a regional winner of the ABC Rural Woman of the Year Award in 1997, for the South Australian district of Port Pirrie.
- 1997 - 1997
- Brilliant Ideas and Huge Visions: ABC Radio Australian Rural Women of the Year - 1994-1997, Australian Women's Archives Project, 2011, http://www.womenaustralia.info/exhib/rwya/rwya-home.html
- Trove: Shute, Colleen, http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-1477709