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.

Rural News

Feral pig boss appointed to co-ordinate national cull

The federal government sets a high priority on reducing risks posed by feral pigs, including the spread of African swine fever
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Water Minister snubs local MP during first basin visit

"He basically went bush but stayed in his Canberra bubble."
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Pig sector gets coronavirus chills as restaurant bookings dive

Tourists and locals are avoiding Asian restaurants, inadvertently spreading the impact of coronavirus to Australia's pork market.
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Qld buyer: Wollogorang under contract

Gulf of Carpenteria cattle operation Wollogorang and Wentworth is under contract to a Queensland buyer.
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Northern states ignored basin first flush rule: Victorian farmers

Victorian farmers say NSW and Queensland ignored the 'first flush' rules by allowing floodwater harvesting.
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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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Feb

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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