This Day in History: 2019-01-26

At the Governor’s Australia Day WA Community Citizen Awards presented by the Shire of Toodyay in Duidgee Park, Toodyay, Debra Andrijich was declared the Community Citizen of the Year. John Prater, Tanya Stuart and Roz Davidson were the other worthy nominees. Jeff Roberts was declared the Senior Citizen of the Year, from another worthy field of nominees: Peter Kirkland and Larry Graham. The Active Citizenship Award for a Community Group or Event was presented to the Toodyay Op Shop, with the Avon Valley Shotokan Karate Club and Toodyay Friends of the River, also nominated.

Sources:
Toodyay herald, Feb. 2019, pp. 1 (photos), 7 (photos), 12.
Toodyay community newsletter (produced by the Shire of Toodyay), Vol. 3, issue 2 (Feb. 2019), p.7 (photos).