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Welcome to Walgett

Walgett is a town in northern NSW, Australia, it is the junction of the Barwon and Namoi Rivers and the Kamilaroi and Castlereagh Highways. It was inhabited by the Gamilaroi (also spelt Kamilaroi) Nation of Indigenous peoples before white settlement.

Walgett website and business directory, Walgett is a town in northern NSW, Australia, it is the junction of the Barwon and Namoi Rivers and the Kamilaroi and Castlereagh Highways. It was inhabited by the Gamilaroi (also spelt Kamilaroi) Nation of Indigenous peoples before white settlement. It was gazetted in 1851 and town sites were surveyed in 1859.

Tourism

Walgett is a major highway junction for touring routes to the north Lightning Ridge, to the East Burren Junction and Wee Waa to the South Coonamble to the west Brewarrina.

Agriculture

The Walgett District is a producer of a variety of agricultural commodities including cotton, wheat, beef cattle and sheep and pulse crops.

History

Walgett is rich in history it was gazetted in 1859 and the courthouse built in 1865 it was a port for paddle steamers in 1861 to 1870.  It was proclaimed 20 March 1885 and surveyed.

Directory

A business directory of the town and is included in the Namoi Business Directory, if you own a business the cost to have a landing page and or a listing is minimal.

Rural News

First chief executive for Riverine Plains

First chief executive for Riverine Plains

Riverina-based farmer research group Riverine Plains has appointed well known agricultural leader Catherine Marriott as its first CEO.
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Farmers can now grow GM crops on mainland South Australia

Farmers can now grow GM crops on mainland South Australia

Farmers from all of mainland SA will have the option of growing genetically-modified crops.
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Rural Australia looks for a Surprise result in Cup

Rural Australia looks for a Surprise result in Cup

Country Australians will have a sentimental favourite in tomorrow's Melbourne Cup with Horsham's
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Nimboy asking $3.1 million

Nimboy asking $3.1 million

The 52,245 hectare Charleville property Nimboy has been listed for sale at $3.1 million.
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Land rebuild needs to happen before herd rebuild

Land rebuild needs to happen before herd rebuild

Grazing in wet times is when most damage occurs: pasture experts
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Church Services - Walgett

Published on Thursday, February 06, 2020

Church Services - Walgett

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