Walgett Website and Business Directory

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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.

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Overseas dairy processors feeling coronavirus pain

Too much milk on the market, due to coronavirus.
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Uncertainty hounds Russia's wheat market

Analysts continue to forecast the 2020/2021 Russian wheat crop at 80-82 million tonnes, despite developing dryness across the Black Sea region.
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Wet start finally dents fodder demand

Prices for fodder have dipped back to close to historical averages as northern pastures start to flourish following this year's rain.
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Farmers ready for huge winter crop plantings

Farmers are set to take full advantage of the wet start to the 2020 season.
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Online scammers target the unwary with COVID-19 super help offers

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is warning that scammers are trying to exploit Australians financially impacted by the COVID-19 crisis
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Oct

2018

Barnaby backs coal unless Australians want nuclear power supply

Author: Kate

Barnaby Joyce has called the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) recommendation to phase out coal by 2050 as “wrong and ridiculous”, while once again suggesting Australians need to look at nuclear power.

Last weekend the IPCC, the world’s foremost panel on climate change, issued a report stating global greenhouse gas emissions must reach zero by 2050 in order to stop global warming at 1.5 degrees Celsius.

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Categories: Narrabri, Wee Waa, Mining, Politics

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21

Oct

2018

Mark Coulton, MP, to contest federal seat of Parkes for fifth time

Author: Kate

Member for Parkes Mark Coulton will contest the Federal seat of Parkes for the fifth time.

Mr Coulton was successfully pre-selected by the National Party on Saturday and is looking forward to again contesting the seat after more than a decade in federal parliament.

“I am honoured to have been pre-selected by the National Party at the weekend,” Mr Coulton said.

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22

Oct

2018

Will Wentworth play out in the bush?

Author: Kate

The threat of strong independent candidates to the major parties in the upcoming federal election won’t be as pronounced in rural seats according to a leading political commentator.

Independent candidate Dr Kerryn Phelps remains on track to win the seat of Wentworth with a massive swing of nearly 19 per cent against the Liberal Party – a result many say highlights the threat of high profile independent candidates to the major parties. 

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Categories: Narrabri, Wee Waa, Politics

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23

Oct

2018

Wee Waa Medical Centre mentioned in Parliament this week

Daniel Mookhey Member of the Legislative Council

Author: Kate

Mookhey, Daniel to the Minister for Primary Industries, Minister for Regional Water, Minister for Trade and Industry representing the Minister for Health, and Minister for Medical Research

  1. To date, how many days in 2018 have in person general practitioner services been available in Wee Waa Medical Centre?
  2. How many full-time equivalent general practioners are currently employed at Wee Waa Medical Centre?
Question asked on 23 October 2018 (session 56-1) and published in Questions & Answers Paper No. 177
No answer has been printed.
Answer due on 27 November 2018.
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Oct

2018

Narrabri coal seam gas: Santos granted another 1000 days royalty free for exploration wells

The Northern Daily Leader Madeline Link

Author: Kate

SANTOS has been given a further 1000 day royalty-free handout for coal seam gas extraction in Narrabri.

The Coalition and Labor Party voted on Tuesday to grant another 1000 days of royalty-free exploration to the gas giant for 17 wells at its Wilga Park Power Station.

Greens’ MP Jeremy Buckingham’s disallowance motion for what he calls a ‘royalty-free holiday’ was shot down in parliament.

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