This Day in History: 2000-04-08

A street parade of emergency service vehicles and personnel was held to celebrate the Shire of Toodyay granting for the first ever right to Freedom of Entry, to the emergency services of the Shire. The parade of Police, Ambulance, Toodyay Volunteer Fire and Rescue and the Bushfire Service vehicles along Stirling Terrace ended in the Toodyay Showgrounds, for a sausage sizzle and certificate presentations for Emergency Service personnel. June van de Klashorst MLA, WA Minister for Family and Children’s Services, represented the Hon. Kevin Prince MLA, WA Minister for Police and Emergency Services.

Toodyay herald, Mar. 2000, pp. 6, 9; May 2000, pp.1 (photo), 5.