This Day in History: 1979-04-23

ABC TV broadcasted a television program featuring the Toodyay District entitled: Environmental man: a rural area in change – Toodyay. The program was also broadcast on 27 April. Filmed in August-September 1978, it examines why the pattern of agriculture is changing and the effects of this on the community. Hobby farming, rural subdivision, the railway and changes in the Avon River are all mentioned.

Central districts herald-tribune, 5 April 1979, p.20.
Toodyay Shire Council minutes, 23 April 1979.