On This Day May 28

DateEvent
1904-05-28A three-month trial of a new Foden steam-waggon, purchased by the State Government, commenced transporting produce from Vernon Hamersley’s property Hasely, near Culham, to the Newcastle Railway Station. More …
1970-05-28Night school classes started at the Toodyay Junior High School. Karen McKay, well-known local artist, presented classes in both oil and water colour painting, and Mrs. Val Ludemann in pottery making. More …
1977-05-28Keable Dudley Lee retired as a Toodyay Shire Councillor, after serving continuously for 47 years on the Toodyay Road Board and Shire Council. More …
1977-05-28Lesley Irene Phillips was the first woman to contest a local government election in the Toodyay district. More …
1986-05-28The Shire of Toodyay hosted a meeting of the state Roadside Vegetation Conservation Committee to discuss the operation of the Shire Council’s by-laws for the protection of road verges in the Shire. More …