This Day in History: 2015-02-27

Toodyay won the Keep Australian Beautiful National Tidy Towns Award, at an event in Sheffield, Tasmania, the previous year’s winner. Toodyay won four of the eight national Australian Tidy Towns awards – including overall winner, which placed Toodyay in the national spotlight as an attractive local community, tourist destination and host for next year’s National Tidy Town Awards. In addition to the overall prize, Toodyay also won the national Dame Phyllis Frost Litter Prevention Award, the Resource Recovery Award and the Environmental Protection and Innovation Award. Greg Warburton was Chair of the Toodyay Tidy Towns Committee. WA’s last national winner was Collie in 2006.

Toodyay herald, Mar, 2015, p.1 (photo).
Tidy Town Toodyay (newsletter of the Toodyay Tidy Towns Committee), No. 13 (May 2015), pp.1-7 (photos).