Large Toodyay no-show for Aboriginal Voice referendum

MANY Toodyay voters appear to have ignored last month’s compulsory Federal Referendum to give Aboriginal people a Voice in Australia’s Constitution.

Of the 1286 votes cast in Toodyay, 75 per opposed the Voice, which was defeated in WA (64 per cent against) and nationally (60).

The local turn-out represents only a third of all electors listed in the Shire of Toodyay.

This excludes postal and absentee votes, which usually accounts for up to 15 per cent.