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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

Intergenerational unemployment hurting hort's potential

Intergenerational unemployment hurting hort's potential

A Bundaberg forum has heard locals didn't want horticulture work, even before COVID.
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New Diversity Leaders announced as NFF pursues bold gender goal

New Diversity Leaders announced as NFF pursues bold gender goal

The Diversity in Leadership initiative is part of NFF's goal to double the number of women in agriculture's leadership by 2030.
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China takes a mushroom approach to agricultural data

China takes a mushroom approach to agricultural data

China data turmoil comes amid the nation's insatiable appetite for feed grains.
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Budget avoids low-hanging fruit to focus on 'unsexy' necessities

Budget avoids low-hanging fruit to focus on 'unsexy' necessities

There was no low-hanging fruit picked in the budget. Instead it focused on the "unsexy" measures that lay the foundation for agriculture.
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Fertiliser profits grow but Incitec's explosives division bombs out

Fertiliser profits grow but Incitec's explosives division bombs out

Fertiliser earnings were up, but Incitec Pivot has posted a 44 per cent slump in its overall half year net profit
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