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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

Bank refutes claims of anti-ag bias and animal activist ties

Bank refutes claims of anti-ag bias and animal activist ties

Bank Australia denies any cosy relationship with Animals Australia and claims of anti-farmer lending policies.
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Barnaby Joyce says farmers should be paid more to host gas wells

Barnaby Joyce says farmers should be paid more to host gas wells

The Deputy Prime Minister suggested farmers deserved one to two per cent of the wellhead head profit.
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Safety week highlights need for training

Safety week highlights need for training

GPA says that with the focus on farm safety this week farmers should look at undertaking some training to prevent workplace accidents.
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Leading ag technology firms link up with Agritech association

Leading ag technology firms link up with Agritech association

Start-up technology companies, scaleups and sector leading firms have joined AusAgritech to push for development of strong ag technology ecosystem in Australia.
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Seed business S&W excited by new vetch

Seed business S&W excited by new vetch

S&W's Studenica vetch has the potential to become a staple for vetch producers across the country.
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