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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

You're a sugar addict and you don't even know it

You're a sugar addict and you don't even know it

Dr James Muecke explains his five A's of sugar toxicity
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Gas country up for lease

Gas country up for lease

Some 18,421 hectares of country owned by gas producer APLNG is available for lease.
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Wheely sad news as Deni Ute Muster is cancelled

Wheely sad news as Deni Ute Muster is cancelled

This year's Deni Ute Muster has been cancelled because of the coronvirus pandemic.
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Dietary advice we've been fed for decades is wrong

Dietary advice we've been fed for decades is wrong

Why the Australian Dietary Guidelines are flawed
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Border checkpoints here until at least August, police boss says

Border checkpoints here until at least August, police boss says

NSW police commissioner says Victorian border restrictions will exist for a minimum of six weeks and warns pokies not a valid reason to go to Albury.
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Gas import spells end of Santos' controversial Narrabri CSG, analysts say

By Cole Latimer & Peter Hannam 9 July 2018 — 2:30pm

Author: Kate

Analysts say four proposed new gas import terminals around Australia have ended Santos’ contentious NSW Narrabri coal seam gas project.

Santos’ Narrabri project is a proposed $3 billion gas operation that has been consistently opposed by environmental groups, and now Macquarie Bank analysts believe the rise of Australian gas import terminals will end all potential government support.

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Aug

2018

Boggabri library to close for refurbishment

Namoi Valley Independent August 29

Author: Kate

The Boggabri library will temporarily close on September 12 to undergo renovations.

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Aug

2018

Rowena farmers call for better long term drought policy

PRIME7 News North West August 30, 2018, 5:50PM

Author: Kate

They're the farmers of the north western plains, where drought is no stranger.

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Aug

2018

Catching up with Boggabri Public School and Sacred Heart School

Namoi Valley Independent August 30

Author: Kate

Boggabri Public School got creative and dressed as characters from stories in Book Week and Sacred Heart School held belated NAIDOC Week celebrations recently and learnt about Indigenous weapons and music. 

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Sep

2018

Drought relief for Rowena

Prime7 news North West August 31

Author: Kate

The first drought charity drop was made to Rowena this week. 

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