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Local Government

About This Collection

In 2021 Western Australia celebrated the 150th anniversary of the establishment of local government.

Toodyay is one of only 13 local government entities in the state that retains its original name, even though its boundaries are now significantly smaller than they were in 1871.

This collection displays items, documents & photographs associated with the activities of local government in Toodyay. Included are records of people and events.

(Photo caption: Toodyay Road Board members, 1929)

Toodyay Road Board members 1929