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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

Forward sellers must stay in the market

Forward sellers must stay in the market

Those who forward sold in 2021 should make another round of forward sales for 2022.
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By george, $14 million is a handy price for a country pub

By george, $14 million is a handy price for a country pub

Years of love, sweat and tears have paid off for the owners of one of Australia's oldest pubs located in a small southern NSW town.
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Homestead rises from the bottom of a mighty dam

Homestead rises from the bottom of a mighty dam

Cooradigbee Homestead really should be blowing up bubbles from the bottom of the Burrunjuck Dam.
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Darwin embraces tropical taste at 2021 Mango Madness Festival

Darwin embraces tropical taste at 2021 Mango Madness Festival

Mango fever hit Darwin earlier this month.
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A letter to the Eastern Young Cattle Indicator

A letter to the Eastern Young Cattle Indicator

The bush scribe gives a fair old kick up the rear to the inflated cattle price.
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