This Day in History: 1956-06-29

The Avon Valley Development Council supported the Government’s proposal to desnag the Avon River between Brookton and Toodyay, to reduce flooding.  The plan, called the Avon River Training Scheme, was to start in the next financial year.

Sources:
Toodyay Road Board minutes, 9 June 1956.
Northam advertiser, 6 July 1956, p.2; 15 July 1976, p.1.