This Day in History: 1975-10-31

The major part of the original Wongamine Reserve, on Forrest Road, was upgraded to a Nature Reserve (No. 33697, 212 hectares), after successful lobbying by the Toodyay Naturalists’ Club. A small portion was excised as a Toodyay Shire gravel reserve.

Sources:
Toodyay Shire Council minutes, 16 June 1975.
Nature reserves of the Shire of Toodyay, by Susan A. Moore et al. Dept. of Fisheries and Wildlife, Perth, 1985, p. 71.