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Litter victory drives concept design for Toodyay's first public mural

Toodyay Tidy Towns' concept design for a $10,000 public mural approved by the Toodyay Shire Council will be open to public comment before a final decision is made.

LITTER COLLECTION will feature as the main theme for Toodyay’s first large-scale public mural, to be painted on the side of a new public toilet block facing Charcoal Lane near Duke Street.


Thousands more dollars lost as shire settles second Wroth case in secrecy

Michael Sinclair-Jones 

A SECOND long-running legal battle between the Shire of Toodyay and former shire president Charlie Wroth – this time over an alleged business debt – has been settled behind closed doors for less than half the $14,300 claimed by the shire. 


Flag flies for local indigenous heritage

The Aboriginal flag flies at Shire of Toodyay council chambers in Fiennes Street

TOODYAY is flying the Aboriginal flag and local police are wearing shirts decorated with indigenous art to mark NAIDOC Week from July 2-9. 

NAIDOC means National Aboriginal and Islander Day Observance Committee, with events held throughout Australia each year in the first week of July to celebrate indigenous history, culture and achievements.


Small steps promise big things for NAIDOC week

NAIDOC Week - Robert Miles 

NAIDOC Week is for everyone. 

It stands for National Aboriginal and Islander Day Observance Committee, and NAIDOC Week runs from July 2-9.


Toodyay goes postal to elect five shire councillors in October

TOODYAY will join at least 82 other WA local government councils and go postal for the next shire elections, due in October. 


Closer scrutiny, pay freeze a positive

Geoff Appleby

IT IS pleasing to see more Toodyay shire councillors paying closer attention to monthly financial reports, as shown by questions from Cr Rob Welburn and Cr Eric Twine at last month’s council meeting.


Police Beat

Emails, FB, texts breach violence restraining orders

THREE breaches of violence restraining orders last month have prompted Toodyay police to warn potential offenders to respect the law or face heavy fines or jail.


Coming Events

Where articles appear in BLUE click on the link to see more details
Emergency WA - Smoke and other Alerts
Emergency Alert advice is available HERE
Emergency Information HERE
Now open Saturdays from 9am to noon. 9574 5055.
Toodyay Miniature Railway
1st and 3rd Sundays. 9574 4462. 
Friday, July 21 at 7.30pm, CWA Hall. Bookings 0414 374 701
Friday, July 21 from 6pm. Bookings essential. Deb 9457 2207.
July 27-28, Swan Trade Training Centre. Phone 9374 8300 or swan.wa.edu.au/tat17.
Starts Friday, July 28 at Northam. Rochard Moor 0429 926 731 or richard.w.moore2@gmail.com.
Arts Toodyay AGM
Tuesday, August 1 at Duke Street clubrooms, 7.30pm.  
Friday, 18 August at Wild Goose. Tickets 9574 6255



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