This Day in History: 1984-12-01

1984 December: The first issue of the Toodyay herald (a monthly community newspaper) was published. Peter Chiffings, Graham Boston, Dianne Downie, Peter Webb, Donna Hunter and Judy Dinnison were the early instigators. The first issue (700 copies) was photocopied in the Toodyay Shire Council Offices, Fiennes Street. Local real estate agency Doug Willock and Co. also assisted with the launch.

Toodyay herald, Dec. 1984, pp. 1, 3; Dec. 1985, p.1; Dec. 2004, p.20.