This Day in History: 2023-01-26

The Australia Day WA Community Citizen Awards were again presented by the Shire of Toodyay, under a marquee on the grass of the Toodyay Recreation Centre, located behind the Toodyay District High School. A new seating arrangement, live classical music, fresh fruit and free expresso coffee added a new dimension to this annual event. The worthy winners were: Citizen of the Year: Sandra Cousins;  Youth Citizen of the Year: Kyla Browne; Senior Citizen of the Year: Desraé and Wayne Clarke; Active Citizenship (Group or Event) Award: Toodyay District High School P&C Association.  A new Toodyay Australia Day Awards board was unveiled.

Sources:
Toodyay herald, Feb. 2023, pp.1 (photo),  3 (photos),  7 (photo), 9 (photo), 17 (photo).