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Transcend Trails
Posted 14 June 2021 Transcend Trails

Transcend is a Trail Run through the entire Avon Valley. Starting at Walyunga National Park and finishing at Cobblers Pool, near Toodyay.

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.

Museum Items Re-homed
Posted 25 May 2021 Museum Items Re-homed

In our December 2020 Shire Community Newsletter article we spoke about our efforts to find a home for some of the agricultural objects that had been gathered at the museum site over the years. These had been identified as being in poor or incomplete condition and had an unknown history.

Successful ‘Famil’ tours  between surrounding Shires
Posted 25 May 2021 Successful ‘Famil’ tours between surrounding Shires

The VC team have been busy visiting surrounding Visitors Centres over March and April. These Famil Tours have been attended by Toodyay, Northam, Beverley, York, Goomalling and Chittering.

Toodyay Achieves Wildflower Friendly Town Status
Posted 25 May 2021 Toodyay Achieves Wildflower Friendly Town Status

Toodyay recently achieved the status of a recognised Wildflower Friendly Town. Although in its infancy, the scheme is designed to increase nature based tourism in Western Australia by encouraging local governments to protect our valuable wildflowers and native vegetation along roads and in nature reserves for the enjoyment of visitors and locals.

Moondyne Joe
Posted 29 April 2021 Moondyne Joe

Toodyay International Food Festival Local Stallholder Applications
Posted 23 April 2021 Toodyay International Food Festival Local Stallholder Applications

Stallholder applications for the 2021 Toodyay International Food Festival are now open. If you are a food business and would like to trade at the festival please email edc@toodyay.wa.gov.au for an application form.

WANTED Moondyne Joe
Posted 20 April 2021 WANTED Moondyne Joe

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?

Toodyay's Hidden Treasures
Posted 18 March 2021 Toodyay's Hidden Treasures

Once upon a time (1985 specifically), an abandoned service station in Glen Forrest was transformed into Enchantmentland, a trip back in time taken through a curious collection of collectables. Thirty-five years later, Toodyay Fairytale Farm on Beaufort Street

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.

Recreation Centre Official Opening
Posted 21 December 2020 Recreation Centre Official Opening

A Guide to Getting Into The Christmas Spirit At Your Local Library…
Posted 21 December 2020 A Guide to Getting Into The Christmas Spirit At Your Local Library…

We’re all about helping you have a mistletoe-rific Christmas at Toodyay Library – and luckily, we’ve got the goods on our shelves to make it happen. Check out some of our seasonal stock that’s sure to get you geared up for December 25 (don’t worry, it all comes with Santa’s stamp of approval!).

Toodyay's Hidden Treasures - Souls and Stars Sanctuary
Posted 18 December 2020 Toodyay's Hidden Treasures - Souls and Stars Sanctuary

What happens when a psychiatrist and an engineer – both with a lifelong love of animals that sees them adopt furry and feathered family members rather than pets – find their way to the West Australian Wheatbelt (from Germany and via a very scenic route through Switzerland) and to 650 acres of paddocks and bushland?

Toodyay's Hidden Treasures - Avon Valley Trike Tours
Posted 13 November 2020 Toodyay's Hidden Treasures - Avon Valley Trike Tours

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