This Day in History: 2018-01-26

At the Governor’s Australia Day WA Community Citizenship Awards, presented by the Shire of Toodyay in Duidgee Park, Toodyay, Kim Maddrell was declared the Community Citizen of the Year. Charlie Wroth was the other worthy nominee. Max Heath was declared the Senior Citizen of the Year, from another worthy field of other nominees: Stan Eastwood, Heather Appleby, Paul Sutton and Marlene Andrijich. The Active Citizenship Award for a Community Group or Event was presented to the Toodyay Miniature Railway, from a broad field of other nominees: Butterly Cottages Association, Toodyay Farmers Market and The Toodyay Herald.

Sources:
Toodyay herald, Feb. 2018, pp. 1 (photo), (16 (photos), 18 (photo); Mar. 2018, p.11 (photos).
Toodyay community newsletter (produced by the Shire of Toodyay), Vol. 2, issue 2 (Feb. 2018), pp.1-2 (photos).