This Day in History: 1983-05-07

On Shire Council election day in Toodyay, there were three vacancies to be filled, one each in the East, West and Central Wards, due to retiring Shire Councillors. Retiring Councillor Robin .J. McKay (East) was re-elected. Vernon W. Ferguson (West) and Peter J. Chiffings (Central) were newly elected. Geoffrey L. Ludemann was later elected Shire President. Brian F. Harris was the Shire Clerk (since 1971).

Sources:
WA government gazette, 24 June 1983, p. 2010.
Toodyay Shire Council Honour Board research, Toodyay Historical Society.