Avon ‘Silicon’ Valley?

IN SHIRE archives – perhaps regularly read and considered, or perhaps not – is a report (a long-term planning report if I remember correctly) commissioned by the shire and carried out by American consultants.

And if I remember rightly, the aim of the work and resulting document was to report on what made up Toodyay in terms of population, demographics, the status of local business at that time and recommendations for future planning.

What impressed me in that report was reference to the imminent arrival of the NBN high-speed internet service and how this could make Toodyay a very attractive place to establish a new IT business hub.

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Barb Dadd