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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

Still going strong - a political party as tough as Ian Sinclair

Still going strong - a political party as tough as Ian Sinclair

He's one of our longest serving politicians and immensely proud of the Nationals' achievements, but Ian Sinclair is also disappointed by some of today's MPs.
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New study proves suitability of wool for military and firefighters

New study proves suitability of wool for military and firefighters

A new study has confirmed the benefits of wool in clothing for firefighters and military personnel.
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Robusta coffee not so robust against Asia's changing climate

Robusta coffee not so robust against Asia's changing climate

University of Southern Queensland research finds climate change is hurting production of popular coffee bean variety, robusta.
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Can the Nationals stay relevant in a crowded political landscape?

Can the Nationals stay relevant in a crowded political landscape?

Marking 100 years of the Nationals: In part 3 of this special report, we look at if the Nationals can maintain their relevance in a crowded rural political landscape.
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Positive start for wool market

Positive start for wool market

Wool market starts new financial year on positive note as buyers return to market.
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