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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

Outback bakery addresses labour shortage with unique approach

Outback bakery addresses labour shortage with unique approach

A husband and wife team from outback Queensland are attracting and keeping staff with a unique approach.
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Viladale is dripping with wool history

Viladale is dripping with wool history

Historic bluestone homestead in the Western District is the striking feature but make no mistake this is a working farm.
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Why this farmer is using gym mats in his dairy

Why this farmer is using gym mats in his dairy

Since Christmas it has rained nearly every day, with more than 1100 millimetres falling on at Kempsey on the Mid North Coast.
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Muster Dogs stars visit aged care facility

Muster Dogs stars visit aged care facility

The four-legged stars were the main attraction at Tuesday's morning tea.
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Meet the farmer making over 100,000 people laugh on TikTok

Meet the farmer making over 100,000 people laugh on TikTok

Have you heard of "Farm Tok"? It is a new trend taking the social media world by storm.
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