This Day in History: 1902-09-22

A second public meeting was held to discuss the unsatisfactory response from Government re the proposed amalgamation of the Magisterial Districts of Northam, Newcastle and York. A petition to the Premier was mooted re the retention of the Toodyay RM. The re-opening of the Newcastle Hospital was also discussed.

Sources:
West Australian, 24 Sept. 1902, p.8.
Rica Erickson. Old Toodyay and Newcastle. Toodyay Shire Council, 1974, p.342.