This Day in History: 1990-11-16

In the Government House Ballroom, Toodyay farmer and botanist Ray Paynter was awarded the Greening Australia John Tonkin Tree Award for Individual Endeavour, having been nominated by the Toodyay Naturalists’ Club. The award recognised her contribution as an initiator and community leader in tree planting and bush land regeneration in the AvonValley, especially around Toodyay.

Toodyay herald, Nov. 1990, p.9; Dec. 1990, p.1 (photo).
Avon valley advocate, Nov.? 1990;
Toodyay Naturalists’ Club minutes, 17 Nov. 1990.