Toodyay’s two newest Aussies welcomed at revamped Australia Day celebrations

A new seating arrangement, live classical music, more breakfast options and free espresso coffee added a fresh dimension to this year’s January 26 Australia Day celebrations in front of a large gathering at the Toodyay Recreation Centre. New Australians Chandre Stewart (above left) and Edith Botica took the oath of allegiance before the announcement of this year’s Australia Day Awards. The event also featured a new Indigenous theme.