Walgett Website and Business Directory

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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.

ABOUT 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.

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

New Water Minister snubs local MP in first basin trip as minister

"He basically went bush but stayed in his Canberra bubble."
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Bega's Barry Irvin on 'stupid males' and coming back

Bega Cheese chairman Barry Irvin talks about bouncing back from cancer and what it means to be a 'stupid male'.
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Newman retains seat on CBH board

IT was a tempestuous campaign but CBH chairman Wally Newman has retained his seat on the board following company elections.
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AuctionsPlus: Weekly sheep and goat sale report

Nearly 70,000 sheep and 1500 goats were offered on AuctionsPlus in the past week.
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Does SA need freight subsidies? | POLL

With NSW and Vic subsidising the fodder transport costs for their drought or fire-affected farmers, there are again calls for SA to follow suit.
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