This Day in History: 2009-09-21

The Hon. Gary Gray, Parliamentary Secretary for Western and Northern Australia, officially opened the Stirling Terrace Upgrade Project. At a cost of $3.25 million, this had been the largest single construction project undertaken by the Shire of Toodyay to date. State and Federal parliamentarians, Councillors from Toodyay and neighbouring Shires, Council staff, local business owners and Toodyay District High School students were present.

Mr. Gray applauded the ‘self reliance’ of the people of Toodyay and the sense of spirit that embodies the Toodyay community in their co-operation during the project. Mr. Gray also acknowledged the support given to the upgrade by the Federal Member for Pearce, the Hon. Judi Moylan. He invited Ms. Moylan to join him in unveiling the commemorative plaque. The opening was the end to a lengthy and complex project that saw the Shire combine forces with both local and regional contractors to ensure a timely outcome.

Toodyay herald, Oct. 2009, p.20.