This Day in History: 1901-03-29

1901 March 29-30: The first Federal election was held in Western Australia. Sir John Forrest was elected unopposed for the Swan Electorate, which included the Toodyay district at that time.

Sources:
A.H. Chate et al. Date it! Friends of Battye Library, 1991, p. 32.
Wikipedia: ‘1901 Australian Federal election’ (viewed 10 April 2021): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1901_Australian_federal_election