Arts & Culture

Toodyay DHS Parents & Citizens Assoc.
Posted 25 May 2021 Toodyay DHS Parents & Citizens Assoc.

Students at Toodyay District High School can play more safely in the sun thanks to the installation of shade sails over the nature playground on the oval.

Moondyne Festival
Posted 25 May 2021 Moondyne Festival

It has been an active time in the Community Development space with the popular Moondyne Festival returning to Toodyay.

Toodyay's Hidden Treasures - Lavender Hill Mob Alpacas and Fibre of the
Posted 16 April 2021 Toodyay's Hidden Treasures - Lavender Hill Mob Alpacas and Fibre of the Gods

Toodyay is a town with many claims to fame, and locals Hazel and Michael McKone are the minds behind one a little more unusual than the rest. Housed in an unassuming shed on their sprawling property on Bindi Bindi Road is the sole alpaca fleece spinning mill in Western Australia – and it’s accompanied, of course, by a herd of the friendly and fleecy animals themselves.

150 years of Local Government in Western Australia
Posted 16 April 2021 150 years of Local Government in Western Australia

On 17 January 1871 the Road Districts Act was gazetted. This divided the State into Districts. On 29 January of the same year, the Toodyay Road District boundaries were described and on 15 February the first election for membership of the Toodyay Road Board was held.

Toodyay achieves Wildflower - Friendly Town Status
Posted 16 April 2021 Toodyay achieves Wildflower - Friendly Town Status

The Shire of Toodyay is one of the two WA towns to have achieved ‘wildflower-friendly’ status as a result of the 2020-21 Wildflower Friendliness Award Scheme

National Trust Heritage Festival
Posted 29 March 2021 National Trust Heritage Festival

This year’s theme for the National Trust’s Australian Heritage Festival (18 April – 19 May) is “Our Heritage for the Future”.

Wheatbelt Food and Beverage Capability Guide
Posted 18 March 2021 Wheatbelt Food and Beverage Capability Guide

you looking for a way to showcase your food and beverage product range to a wider audience of consumers and buyers?

Museum Heritage
Posted 21 December 2020 Museum Heritage

In 2015 we conducted a significant assessment of objects in the museum collection associated with farming. At the time, the Wicklow Shearing Shed in the Newcastle Gaol Museum precinct had a dirt floor and was being used for storage with entry permanently blocked off.

Waste Team of the Year - Volunteers of Toodyay Museums!
Posted 13 November 2020 Waste Team of the Year - Volunteers of Toodyay Museums!

Sharing our museum collection with a world-wide audience
Posted 13 November 2020 Sharing our museum collection with a world-wide audience

Missing - Bilya Bench Seat
Posted 26 October 2020 Missing - Bilya Bench Seat

Toodyay’s Olympic torch
Posted 26 October 2020 Toodyay’s Olympic torch

Paint Toodyay REaD
Posted 23 October 2020 Paint Toodyay REaD

VINO Art Exhibition opening
Posted 21 October 2020 VINO Art Exhibition opening

A Visit from the Governor, Kim Beazley
Posted 20 October 2020 A Visit from the Governor, Kim Beazley

Australia Day Community Citizen of the Year Awards 2021
Posted 20 October 2020 Australia Day Community Citizen of the Year Awards 2021

Do you know someone great in our Toodyay community? It could be for outstanding contribution and community service in areas such as; education, health, fund-raising, charitable and voluntary services, business, sport, arts, the environment, social inclusion or any other area that contributes to the advancement and wellbeing of a community.

AVON CENTRAL COAST REGIONAL 2050 CYCLING STRATEGY
Posted 15 October 2020 AVON CENTRAL COAST REGIONAL 2050 CYCLING STRATEGY

Toodyay's Hidden Treasures - The Free Range Emu Farm
Posted 15 October 2020 Toodyay's Hidden Treasures - The Free Range Emu Farm

Meet the Team
Posted 15 October 2020 Meet the Team

Regional Arts and Cultural Investment Program Funding
Posted 02 October 2020 Regional Arts and Cultural Investment Program Funding

The Aboriginal Arts Commissioning Fund will provide opportunities for Aboriginal artists to share their stories through the development of new, large scale work.

Community Information Session - Recreation Centre Update
Posted 23 September 2020 Community Information Session - Recreation Centre Update

Recreation Centre Update Saturday 3 October at 10am

Beautiful to look at but please don’t pick!
Posted 17 September 2020 Beautiful to look at but please don’t pick!

Wildflower season is upon us again with sightings of some lovely orchids in our reserves and everlastings blooming again at Pelham Reserve.

Departing Deputy Fire Chief Rowan Hunter: Thankyou
Posted 18 August 2020 Departing Deputy Fire Chief Rowan Hunter: Thankyou

The people behind Toodyay’s Bush Fire Brigades are an assortment of extraordinary individuals - and departing Deputy Chief Control Officer Rowan Hunter is the rule, not the exception.

Our town is full of them...
Posted 18 August 2020 Our town is full of them...

Full of what? Full of wonderful people who go about their business each day and in doing so, make a difference.

Toodyay Farmers Market So much on offer!
Posted 18 August 2020 Toodyay Farmers Market So much on offer!

The Market has now been running for 5 years with a substantial amount of hard work from some very dedicated locals and the support of the Shire of Toodyay.

July Community Newsletter
Posted 13 July 2020 July Community Newsletter

July Community Newsletter - Camel-ccino anyone??; Election news; budget at a glance; the Shire is hiring and going out to tender; and lets not forget 'What has our Council been up to this month?"; this month's newsletter is jam packed full of stories and information.

Wheatbelt Regional Program - Toodyay
Posted 01 July 2020 Wheatbelt Regional Program - Toodyay

Monday 6th July 1.30pm-3.30pm and Monday 13th July 1.30pm-3.30pm.

Toodyay Community Newsletter - June 2020
Posted 23 June 2020 Toodyay Community Newsletter - June 2020

Produced by the Shire of Toodyay

Toodyay Community Newsletter - May 2020
Posted 25 May 2020 Toodyay Community Newsletter - May 2020

Produced by the Shire of Toodyay

Toodyay Library Talk | May 2020
Posted 22 May 2020 Toodyay Library Talk | May 2020

May is coming to an end (shockingly) and with it comes good news: the library is open for business again. The now-normal precautions – sanitising, social distancing et cetera – apply to all visitors, and we are also required to record details of every visit.

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