This Day in History: 1871-01-17

The District Roads Act 1871 was passed on 17 January 1871. “An Act to establish Local Boards for the conservation, improvement, and making of Roads in the several Districts of the Colony.”

Source:
Western Australian Legislation website: https://www.legislation.wa.gov.au/legislation/statutes.nsf/main_mrtitle_10595_homepage.html