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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

Analysts unravel crop situation in Black Sea as Australia watches its markets

Analysts unravel crop situation in Black Sea as Australia watches its markets

Crop production trends in the Black Sea this season are being monitored.
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Analysts unravel crop situation in Black Sea as Australia watches its markets

Analysts unravel crop situation in Black Sea as Australia watches its markets

Crop production trends in the Black Sea this season are being monitored.
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The butterfly effect of Barnaby Joyce's second coming explained

The butterfly effect of Barnaby Joyce's second coming explained

Ironically, it will be the Liberal Party rather than the National Party that will be dealing with most of the implications.
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UK trade deal has spin-off benefits in progressing Ag Visa for Australia

UK trade deal has spin-off benefits in progressing Ag Visa for Australia

COMMENT: Ag Visa needs to be flexible, portable and keep red tape to a minimum.
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COVID inspires more into shearing courses

COVID inspires more into shearing courses

Australia's wool harvesting industry has had a boost of new talent thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic meaning fewer New Zealand shearers coming into the country.
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2020

Coonamble Races

Sunday 21 June

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Jun

2020

National Women's Business Scholarship. 12-month program. Apply before July 17 2020.

Scholarship

National Women's Business Scholarship

Diversity and Inclusion advocate Inspiring Rare Birds has secured funding from the Australian Government's Office for Women to support 90 National Women's Business Scholarships.

The 12-month program will support women business owners from marginal demographics by way of:

  • A hand-selected mentor to provide 2 hours of 1:1 guidance, support and accountability every month for 9 months to meet their individual goals and grow their business;
  • 8 x 1-hour Business Education Masterclasses;
  • Full support from a dedicated Rare Birds program manager;
  • Connection to a vibrant and supportive community of like-minded business owners and entrepreneurs.

Demographics supported are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander; Migrant or Refugee; Remote, Regional or Rural location; or Living with a Disability. Eligible women are encouraged to apply before July 17, 2020

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Jul

2020

Local Government NSW (LGNSW) Water Management Conference.

15 - 17 July 2020

The annual Local Government NSW Water Management Conference presents a broad range of information from a local government perspective on water management, issues associated with water supply and sewerage services provided by water utilities.

The event attracts delegates from NSW and interstate including councillors and general managers, water managers and professionals, policy makers from government agencies and key industry stakeholders.

Delegates have the opportunity to find out about the latest water policy initiatives and trends, receive updates on emergent technical issues, benchmark, network and further their professional development and team building capabilities.

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24

Jul

2020

Narrabri Boarding School Expo CANCELLED

24 and 25 July 2020

The Expo gives your family the chance to discuss your educational needs directly with representatives of the school. Schools taking part in the Expo showcase the exceptional opportunities they have to offer, including full-time and weekly boarding, high academic standards, access to modern technology, a caring and supporting academic and boarding environment and a wide range of co-curricular activities.

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Sep

2020

Come by Chance Races

Saturday 26 September 2020

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