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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.

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Good and bad news out of India on pulse front

There are some signs India may lower its pulse tariffs, but the flip side is tighter phytosanitary requirements.
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Cattle are the key for pioneering family

A love of family and preserving the heritage of the family farm are the values at the heart of the cattle property of David and Suzie Styles.
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John and Bill Speed: Thriving outside the comfort zone

Northern beef producers the Speed family feature in NAB Agribusiness calendar
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Meet the farmers looking for love on national TV

Think you could be a farmers' wife?
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2011 Queensland flood victims to receive compensation

The Supreme Court of New South Wales found water authorities breached their duty of care when handling flood operations in 2011.
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Walgett Shire Christmas Events Coming Up

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Rowena Christmas Run

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Collarenebri to Narrabri On Demand Bus Service

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Burren Junction Presents Under the Stars POP UP CINEMA

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Lightning Ridge Christmas Markets Lions Park

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