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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.

Rural News

A smart till to stay on top of erosion risk

When a till can help in drought and for when the rain comes
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New drought body will put 'boots on the ground'

The Hon. Shane Stone AC QC will lead the National Drought and North Queensland Flood Response and Recovery Agency.
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Anti live-ex activists take the fight on-farm

Claims 'standard practices' have been taken out of context.
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Australia's driest spring according to BOM

Australia has smashed a number of unwanted high temperature and low rainfall records this spring.
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No more grants, farmers paid to manage the environment

NFF and KPMG have released a report calling for financial instruments to pay farmers for their work on natural capital
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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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2019

Burren Junction Presents Under the Stars POP UP CINEMA

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2019

Lightning Ridge Christmas Markets Lions Park

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