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ROAD CLOSURE UPDATE: Bindi Bindi - Toodyay Road.
Posted 07 May 2021 ROAD CLOSURE UPDATE: Bindi Bindi - Toodyay Road.

The Shire of Toodyay wishes to advise that Bindi Bindi Toodyay Road, between the intersections of Bindoon-Dewars pool Road and Telegraph Road will remain closed until Friday, 14 May. The temporary closure is due to severe damage to the bypass track at the current bridge replacement project.

Social Sports are coming!
Posted 29 April 2021 Social Sports are coming!

Fast Friendly Fun

Moondyne Joe
Posted 29 April 2021 Moondyne Joe

Manager Corporate and Community Services
Posted 23 April 2021 Manager Corporate and Community Services

An excellent opportunity exists at the Shire of Toodyay for an experienced, dynamic professional to join the senior executive team at the Shire.

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.

Toodyay Recreation Centre
Posted 23 April 2021 Toodyay Recreation Centre

We have had a fantastic first swimming season at the Toodyay Recreation Centre and it is hard to believe the last day the pool will be open for this season is Sunday, 18 April. Make the most of the last of the warmer weather and come down for a swim or enjoy a BBQ lunch on Sunday.

WANTED Moondyne Joe
Posted 20 April 2021 WANTED Moondyne Joe

Toodyay Road Update
Posted 16 April 2021 Toodyay Road Update

Main Roads continues to upgrade sections of Toodyay Road to improve road user safety and reduce road trauma.

DOG AND CAT REGISTRATIONS
Posted 16 April 2021 DOG AND CAT REGISTRATIONS

Toodyay Rangers are Currently checking dog and cat registrations throughout the Shire.

DO YOU OWN LIVESTOCK?
Posted 16 April 2021 DO YOU OWN LIVESTOCK?

Identification of all livestock is required by law under the Biosecurity and Agriculture Management (Identification and Movement of Stock and Apiaries) Regulations 2013 [BAM (IMSA) Regulations].

A PROBLEM SHARED IS A PROBLEM SOLVED
Posted 16 April 2021 A PROBLEM SHARED IS A PROBLEM SOLVED

As Toodyay has developed with more sealed roads, car parks and housing the resulting increase in volume and velocity of stormwater run-off discharge has created a range of environmental issues.

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

Compliance
Posted 16 April 2021 Compliance

Did you know that, amongst building fantastic recreation centers, maintaining roads, and providing beautiful public spaces, one of the other roles the Shire performs is compliance.

Councillor Paula Greenway Resigns
Posted 16 April 2021 Councillor Paula Greenway Resigns

Cr Paula Greenway tendered her resignation to the CEO recently and will be stepping down as a Councillor as of 30 April 2021. Cr Greenway has dedicated the past 7 years to the Shire of Toodyay as a Councillor and feels that it is now time for her focus to be redirected to her business and family.

Message from the Shire President
Posted 16 April 2021 Message from the Shire President

I will focus this month on demystifying our local government. Let us clear some clutter.

Upcoming Racecourse Road Closure
Posted 15 April 2021 Upcoming Racecourse Road Closure

In order to complete these works a closure of the intersection is necessary to all traffic entering or exiting Racecourse Rd. A detour will be in place to direct traffic via Sandplain Rd for the duration. The closure will be in place from Friday April 16 to Friday April 30, for affected drivers, please allow additional journey time for your trip.

Proposed Temporary Road Closure Toodyay Fibre Festival Sunday, 6 June 2021
Posted 14 April 2021 Proposed Temporary Road Closure Toodyay Fibre Festival Sunday, 6 June 2021

An application has been received from the Toodyay Fibre Festival Committee, proposing a temporary road closure on 6 June 2021.

EASTER OFFICE CLOSURE
Posted 31 March 2021 EASTER OFFICE CLOSURE

Bindi Bindi Toodyay Road
Posted 31 March 2021 Bindi Bindi Toodyay Road

As part of it 2020/2021 Capital Works Program, Shire of Toodyay has appointed a contractor to demolish and replace the existing three span timber bridge on Bindi Bindi Toodyay Road, 14km north of Toodyay.

Restricted Burning Period
Posted 30 March 2021 Restricted Burning Period

Permits are required and are currently only being issued for the burning of stubble and chaff for crop preparation purposes for Primary producers.

Are you interested in the biosecurity of Western Australia’s agricultural
Posted 29 March 2021 Are you interested in the biosecurity of Western Australia’s agricultural industries?

Are you interested in the biosecurity of Western Australia’s agricultural industries?

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”.

SLOMO - the law protecting our emergency services workers
Posted 26 March 2021 SLOMO - the law protecting our emergency services workers

With a number of bushfires, storms and car crashes, the start to 2021 has been extremely busy for all of our emergency services workers, and unfortunately there has also been a number of reports of where these vital community members have been put at risk by cars speeding past them as they go about their work on the road side.

Standards Panel 2019-10 / PUBLIC APOLOGY COUNCILLOR BENJAMIN BELL
Posted 23 March 2021 Standards Panel 2019-10 / PUBLIC APOLOGY COUNCILLOR BENJAMIN BELL

A complaint was made to the Local Government Standards Panel, in which it was alleged that I contravened the Local Government (Rules of Conduct) Regulations 2007 (WA) when I made several false, misleading and derogatory Facebook Posts on 10 February 2019.

Standards Panel 2019-09  PUBLIC APOLOGY  COUNCILLOR BENJAMIN BELL
Posted 23 March 2021 Standards Panel 2019-09 PUBLIC APOLOGY COUNCILLOR BENJAMIN BELL

A complaint was made to the Local Government Standards Panel, in which it was alleged that I contravened the Local Government (Rules of Conduct) Regulations 2007 (WA) when I made a Facebook Post that was intended to cause detriment to Mr Stan Scott.

Standards Panel 2019-046  PUBLIC APOLOGY  COUNCILLOR BENJAMIN BELL
Posted 23 March 2021 Standards Panel 2019-046 PUBLIC APOLOGY COUNCILLOR BENJAMIN BELL

A complaint was made to the Local Government Standards Panel, in which it was alleged that I contravened the Local Government (Rules of Conduct) Regulations 2007 (WA) when I made a Facebook Post that was intended to cause detriment to Mr Stan Scott.

P&C provides $16,000 donation to Toodyay District High School
Posted 18 March 2021 P&C provides $16,000 donation to Toodyay District High School

P&C members approved a donation of $16,000 for facility improvements at Toodyay District High School at the P&C term one members meeting on 2 March.

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?

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