Shire of Toodyay

Welcome to the Shire of Toodyay website

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.  

If you need any further assistance please do not hesitate to Contact Us.


The Shire of Toodyay is conducting a Resident Survey to measure the level of satisfaction with its ability to deliver services to the community and identify any improvements needed.  To thank you for your participation, the Shire of Toodyay is offering prize draw for a $250 prepaid visa card.

If there are multiple adults aged 18 or over in this household, the survey should be completed by the person with the nearest upcoming birthday. Please complete the survey by 22/06/2016.

The results obtained from this survey will assist the Council to better implement adopted plans and policies within its available resources.  It will also enable Council to focus on providing those services and facilities which have been identified as important by those who reside within our community.

All results will be dealt with in the strictest of confidence and in accordance with the Privacy Act. 

Survey findings will be presented to the Council as anonymous totals and percentages. No individual resident will be identified.
Thank you for your valued help in completing the survey.

Click here to take the survey

Stan Scott
Chief Executive Officer
Shire of Toodyay

Toodyay Library Closure

The Toodyay Library will be closed for the day on Thursday, 26 May 2016.  This closure is to allow for staff training and will be open as usual from Friday, 27 May 2016.

We apologise for any inconvenience.

Toodyay Race Day - Special Event Train

The following additional Avon Link Service will run on Saturday September 24, 2016 as part of the Toodyay Picnic Race Day Event.

No.7063 Midland to Northam

      Midland depart           1000 hours

      Toodyay arrive            1057 hours

      Toodyay depart           1100 hours

      Northam arrive            1120 hours

No.7066 Northam to Midland

      Northam depart           1700 hours

      Toodyay arrive             1720 hours

      Toodyay depart            1722 hours

      Midland arrive              1818 hours 


Link: ActiveSmart Postcard.......

ActiveSmart is a free program to help Wheatbelt residents enjoy a more active, healthy and connected lifestyle in their local community.

Which local government areas are involved? The WA Wheatbelt local governments of Beverley, Dowerin, Goomalling, Koorda, Merredin, Moora, Narrogin (town and shire), Northam, Toodyay, Wyalkatchem and York.

What is it? ActiveSmart is a behaviour change program which aims to change people’s activity levels and habits for the long term.

What does that mean in real and practical terms? Those who take part in ActiveSmart will be encouraged to become more active and connected to others through a variety of means. This includes personalised phone coaching and being given materials about where to access ways to get active, like local rec centres and walking paths and how to find and join a local sport and recreation club.

How many people will be targeted to participate? Approx. 13,200 and the project providers will work intensely with 4,000 participants, and provide tailored information to a further 1,000.

 What are the ActiveSmart’s objectives?

  • Increase physical activity levels.
  • Increase participation in local sporting clubs and active recreation groups/programs.
  • Improve community connectedness.
  • Daily physical activity levels increase by no less than 15 minutes per day.
  • A minimum 20% of participants move from insufficient to sufficient physical activity levels.
  • Increased membership and involvement in local sporting clubs and active recreation groups and facilities.
  • Sustainable long term changes to physical activity behaviours.
  • Creating healthier, safer, more connected and informed communities.

Who owns the project? ActiveSmart was created by the Department of Sport and Recreation. The Department administers the project and will work with local governments, local facilities, related health groups and a program service provider to deliver it.

Where has it previously been run? ActiveSmart was the original version of Your Move which started in Rockingham (2009) and Geraldton (2011). Your Move was a partnership with the Department of Transport for Your Move, which also highlighted active transport and was staged in Cockburn (2014) and Wanneroo (2015).


2016 Avon Descent - Road Closures

The proposed road closure for the Avon Descent on 6 August 2016 is as follows: half road closure Julimar Road, West Toodyay Bridge, Toodyay.

Comments and submissions from the public are welcome and should be presented in writing.  Submissions will be received until 4.00pm 29 June 2016 at the Shire of Toodyay Administration Centre, 15 Fiennes Street (PO Box 96) TOODYAY WA 6566.

2016 Quit Targa West - Road Closures

The following links show the proposed road closures with the Shire of Toodyay for the 2016 Quit Targa West Rally being held from 11 - 14 August 2016:

Coondle Highlands Stage

Coondle West Stage

Racecourse Stage

Toodyay Service park

Toodyay Stage


Up to 38,000 opportunities to make a difference…

We’re seeking up to 38,000 Census Field Officers to join our team and play a role in shaping the future of Australia. If you’re community minded, comfortable using a computer,
mobile or tablet device, are an Australian Citizen or have the legal right to work in Australia, then jump online and apply today.

A Census Field Officer’s duties may vary, depending on their assigned area. Job seekers from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Link: Census Poster

Link: WA Field Officer recruitment


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 


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 


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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