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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

Agave a given in the dry tropics

The tough agave plant is providing a potential crop as a source of ethanol for those in the dry tropics.
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Irrigators call on PM to push for water release

Claims COVID-19 threatens food security, unless more irrigation water is released.
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Mouse hot spots cause concern

Mouse numbers are building up to worrying levels in hot spots such as the southern Mallee in Victoria and the Adelaide Plains.
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Smash an avo at home to keep growers in business

Cafe closures wipe out a big market for avocado growers.
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Research bears higher yielding avos

More efficient avocado propagation is coming from the lab to the orchard.
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