This Day in History: 1999-01-10

In February, Grant Woodhams (ABC Radio, Geraldton) made the announcement that Max Heath of Toodyay had won the ‘Leaky Gumboot Award’ for 1999. This award is presented to the person deemed to be most conscientious in recording and sending in unofficial daily rainfall registrations to the ABC Geraldton office. Max’s wife Millie Heath actually took the measurements, and Max rang them through. The trophy was on display at the Toodyay Library.

Toodyay herald, Mar. 1999, p.16.