This Day in History: 1969-11-01

1969 November: The former Avon Valley Army Training Area in the Morangup area of the Shire of Toodyay was divided into a 9,764 acre Flora and Fauna Reserve (ie the Moondyne Nature Reserve), a 12,052 acre National Park (ie the Avon Valley National Park), and a 12,710 acre Forestry Reserve.

Sources:
Beverley times, 21 Nov. 1969, p.1;
Toodyay Shire Council minutes, 15 Dec. 1969.