President’s Pen

Town hums with new ideas spurred by refreshing energy

 IT IS refreshing to see the energy in Toodyay – wildflowers, fields of golden canola and the town humming with new ideas.

Arrangements with a provider for managing the recreation precinct are underway, an opening date is nearly settled for late November, water is in the pool and the site is picturesque.

I had the pleasure of recently attending the Gnulla Moort opening of a cultural display at the John Masters Bird Hide at Redbank Pool near Extracts Weir.

The significance of this location to our indigenous community as a meeting place was beautifully represented in the ceremony, story and artwork.

It was a welcoming and impressive event which introduced a new dimension to the story of our history and our people that I did not know.

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