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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Lion's $600m sale green light

ACCC approves the sale of Lion Dairy and Drinks to China's Mengniu, after farmgate milk market competition investigation in Victoria
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Zone tax offsets in firing line

Zone tax offsets for people and businesses in remote and regional Australia are in the firing line.
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Chemical stocks tight, but sufficient for now

The grains industry is talking about a potential shortage of important herbicides, but while stocks will be tight there should be enough.
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Helping farmers turn their ideas into commercial success

Farmers2Founders is seeking 12 recruits for its 2020 program to help farmers commercial their innovative ideas and products.
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High-ranking Nationals attack National Farmers climate policy

"I sometimes shake my head at the NFF."
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Kimberley Gold coming to the Pilliga Community Hall Australia Day

26th January

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Migration important to population growth

RDA Orana 30 January 2020

Regional Development Australia (RDA) Orana director Megan Dixon said the Orana region has huge potential for an expanded population, with migration support and economic development paramount for future growth.

“Migration to Australia’s regional areas has already had a positive effect on employment levels, community growth and economic development,” she said.

“Skilled migration has contributed to rural and regional communities struggling with labour shortage, family drift and changing market demands.”

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2020

Resin Workshop Cresswell Macquarie Marshes

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2020

Collerenabri Bowls Club Presets Country Music’s Finest

Saturday 1st February

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2020

Release the Hounds on Hudson Pier Lightning Ridge, Gumborah, Grawin

4th, 7th and 8th February

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