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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

Norco farms win 7c/l milk pay bonus from Coles after ACCC inquiry

Thanks to ACCC pressure, farmers supplying the Norco dairy co-op have lucked two pay rises since Coles ended $1 a litre milk prices
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Ag and environment to merge in public service shake-up

Five departmental secretaries have been shown the door as part of major machinery of government changes reducing number of departments.
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Celebrating national soil health and sustainability R&D on World Soil Day

Check out local gains in soil health as global spotlight falls below-ground this week.
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Red meat moves to embed adoption in research spends

No more throwing science findings up in the air and hoping someone catches it.
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Troy Setter: Don't extinguish vital bushfire service

In this week's The Gauge, CPC CEO Troy Setter is calling on the federal government to commit to the Northern Australia and Rangelands Fire Information Service (NAFI).
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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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Burren Junction Presents Under the Stars POP UP CINEMA

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Lightning Ridge Christmas Markets Lions Park

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