Shire of Toodyay

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Welcome to the Shire of Toodyay website.  This site has been designed to assist you with your enquiries regarding all aspects of the Shire's services, operations and procedures.  If you cannot find the information that you are seeking you may find it useful to use the search tool located at the top of the page.  

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163rd Toodyay Agricultural Show

Saturday, 8 October 2016

(the Second Saturday in October)

The Toodyay Agricultural Show offers a forum for local businesses and producers to exhibit, display and participate in different arenas, eg. cattle, sheep, goats, home produce and many more. The Show displays unique exhibits by local artists and crafters and has an extensive entertainment programme.

Experience a country show and enjoy the entertainment, displays and exhibitions. 

The Show is open from 9.00am to 9.00pm.

Equestrian Ring events will commence at 8.00am with all the Local Rider Classes.

A special fireworks display will conclude a great day out for the whole family, with entertainment continuing throughout the evening.

Getting to the Show
AVONLINK TIMES

 FROM MIDLAND HEADING TO TOODYAY

Midland depart - 9:00am
Toodyay arrive - 9:53am

FROM TOODYAY RETURNING TO MIDLAND

Toodyay depart - 4:20pm
Midland arrive - 5:18pm

Book online www.transwa.wa.gov.au or call 1300 662 205.

‚ÄčTOODYAY COMMUNITY BUS

If you're on the train, or if you choose to park in town, the Community Bus will be running from outside the Toodyay Visitor Centre from 9.30am to 3.00pm - gold coin donation.

Call 9574 2498 for information.

The Toodyay Agricultural Show is a 'No Smoking Event'.

Please note that No dogs are allowed onto the Showgrounds during the Show.

Click here for Show Flyer


GYUTO MONKS OF TIBET ‘BEYOND KARMA’ TOUR
TOODYAY HALL OCT 24 -30

CLICK HERE FOR FULL PROGRAM

DAILY PROGRAM 10am-5pm - Entry by Donation
All Welcome
SAND MANDALA OF CHAKRASAMVARA & PERSONAL PUJAS DAILY

Australia Day WA - Community Citizen of the Year

NOMINATE - IT'S EASY AND YOU CAN NOMINATE ONLINE!

The Citizen of the Year Awards focus on community contribution and participation rather than personal achievement. The Patron of the Citizen of the Year Awards is Her Excellency the Governor of Western Australia.

The Shire of Toodyay has great pleasure in supporting the Citizen awards and encourages you to nominate an inspiring community member and group from Toodyay, for an award to be presented at a ceremony on Australia Day - 26 January 2017 in Duidgee Park. The four awards highlight active citizenship, outstanding contribution to the local community and Australian pride and spirit.

Choose your category and nominate today !

Community Citizen of the Year:  A person you believe has delivered outstanding service to his or her community.

Community Citizen of the Year (Youth): A young person you believe has delivered outstanding service to his or her community and to be eligible, the person must be under 25 years of age on January 26, 2017

Community citizen of the Year (Senior): An older person you believe has delivered outstanding service to his or her community and to be eligible, the person must be over 65 years of age on January 26, 2017.

Active Citizenship (Group or Event): A group doing outstanding work or for an event staged in the community during the past year.

Nominations open 19 September and close 31 October 2016. Forms can be filled and submitted online via http://www.citizenshipawards.com.au/ or you can collect your hard copy nomination form from the Toodyay Visitor Centre.

For further information please contact Claire McGowan, Community Development PA on 9574 2133.


October 2016 Inclusive Community Program

Registrations are now open for the October 2016 Inclusive Community Program

The Steering Committee of the Toodyay Inclusive Community Program are excited to announce our October 2016 Program.  This program boasts 5 exciting activities for everyone to enjoy throughout the week of Monday 3rd to Thursday 6th October 2016.

Joining us are these fantastic community groups/local businesses:

  • The Jungle Body with Talia
  • Toodyay Cricket Club
  • The Cancer Council
  • Skateboarding WA
  • Toodyay Tennis Club

To download a printable flyer, please click here

REGISTRATION FORMS


Avon Link Cancellations

Phase 2 of the track works in the Avon Valley between Moondyne and Jumperkine are scheduled to occur between October and December this year. It is anticipated that this will be the final stage for these track works.

These are the services in the middle of the day. The commuter services (06:30 am out of Northam and 5:50 pm out of Midland) will run as normal

As a result the following Avon Link services will be cancelled and operated by road coaches instead.

Tuesday

October 11, 18, 25

November 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

December 6, 18

 Cancel 8:15 am service Midland to Northam.

Cancel 10:00 am service Northam to Midland.

Cancel 2:00 pm service Midland to Northam.

Cancel 4:00 pm service Northam to Midland.

Thursday

October 13, 20, 27

November 3, 10, 17, 24

December 1, 8, 15

 Cancel 8:15 am service Midland to Northam.

Cancel 10:00 am service Northam to Midland.

Cancel 2:00 pm service Midland to Northam.

Cancel 4:00 pm service Northam to Midland.


 STRATEGIC REVIEW OF BUSHFIRE POLICY

The Shire of Toodyay recently commissioned a comprehensive review of its activities relating to the provision of bushfire related infrastructure and related policy.

The resulting report ‘Strategic Review of Bushfire Policy’ was conducted by external consultants with the intention of providing an independent assessment.

At the request of Council this document is now being made public to assist resident’s understanding of the review and its outcomes.

Recommendations of the report are currently being assessed by relevant Officers and Council. 

Enquires relating to the report can be made to the Community Emergency Services Manager on 9574 2258.

Link: Strategic Review of Bushfire Policy 


WIN 35% OFF YOUR TRAIN TRAVEL FOR THE REST OF THE YEAR!

Simply drop your used AvonLink or MerredinLink ticket into the box (located in Mia Davies Office- Fitzgerald St, Northam) with your name, phone number and the name of your home town on the back for your chance to win a Smart Commuter card (value $60) to give you 35% off all TransWA train travel for the rest of the year!

AvonLink Smart Commuter 

FREE AVONLINK & MERREDINLINK SHUTTLE BUS SERVICE

Simply show your ticket on the bus.

The Shire of Northam will be trialling for a free shuttle service for people coming into Northam on the train. The following trains will have an allocated shuttle service taking patrons to the Northam Visitor Centre, Boulevard Shopping Centre, Railway Museum (first inbound train of the day only- dependent on the availability of museum volunteers), Northam Hospital, the Wheatbelt GP Super Clinic, and the Northam Swimming Pool among others. For the outbound train each afternoon, the trip will be done in reverse to collect people from these points and take them back to the station.

Further information - Free Shuttle Poster 

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