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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

Long bans on farming for animal cruelty cases

Long bans on farming for animal cruelty cases

A decade-long ban on owning animals has been handed out to a farmer on animal cruelty charges.
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A new milestone as EYCI hits 1003.44c/kg

A new milestone as EYCI hits 1003.44c/kg

Just another day of dearer cattle trading? Perhaps. But for those who enjoy the data, the milestone was worth marking as the EYCI zoomed past 1000c/kg on Thursday evening.
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Lockdown fatigue as neighbours suddenly become suspicious

Lockdown fatigue as neighbours suddenly become suspicious

Most employers are turning their minds towards the mental health of their workers as many of us continue in pandemic lockdowns.
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Datasets helping to make top flock

Datasets helping to make top flock

Clayton and Polly South say breeding the best possible flock on their property at Wagin, WA, means making the most of available technology.
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Truth in food labelling debate fires up

Truth in food labelling debate fires up

OPINION: The social media platforms used by Queensland butcher turned Coalition senator Susan McDonald operate like most other politicians.
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