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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

Great Southern launches sustainability promises

Great Southern launches sustainability promises

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NSW Ag Minister Adam Marshall tests positive for COVID-19

NSW Ag Minister Adam Marshall tests positive for COVID-19

The MP, who is in Sydney, has confirmed he received a positive test result on Thursday morning.
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Aussie grains sector slaps down UK claims on pesticide use

Aussie grains sector slaps down UK claims on pesticide use

Following the announcement of the Australia / UK FTA the Australian grains industry has had to address false claims regarding pesticide use.
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Bromadiolone permit refused

Bromadiolone permit refused

The high profile push from the NSW government to have the rodenticide bromadiolone registered for broadacre use has failed.
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Nats want regional reward for 2050 carbon deal but won't say what

Nats want regional reward for 2050 carbon deal but won't say what

"We have to square the ledger, and farmers have to be rewarded for what they've done."
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