Walgett Website and Business Directory

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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

'I wanted to pay homage to Aboriginal stockmen and stockwomen'

'I wanted to pay homage to Aboriginal stockmen and stockwomen'

Rural Woman of the Year, Cara Peak, has a mission: to build on the legacy of strength and resilience of Aboriginal stockmen and women to create and affect positive change.
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AWI announces more funding to breed out flystrike

AWI announces more funding to breed out flystrike

Australian Wool Innovation will put an extra $950,000 towards initiatives aimed at breeding out flystrike.
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Make Lamb Not Walls campaign scoops more advertising awards

Make Lamb Not Walls campaign scoops more advertising awards

Meat & Livestock Australia's 'Make Lamb Not Walls' Campaign has taken home a raft of gongs in the Effie Awards.
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AWI board hopeful Georgia Hack offers retail marketing perspective

AWI board hopeful Georgia Hack offers retail marketing perspective

Accomplished marketing professional Georgia Hack believes her knowledge and skills from the world of fashion retail could help bring the Australian Wool Innovation board a new perspective on how to grow demand for Merino wool on a global scale.
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Controversial Van Dairy sells a core farm

Controversial Van Dairy sells a core farm

The controversial Van Dairy group in Tasmania continues to shrink in size.
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2020

Coonamble Races

Sunday 21 June

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Jul

2020

Local Government NSW (LGNSW) Water Management Conference.

15 - 17 July 2020

The annual Local Government NSW Water Management Conference presents a broad range of information from a local government perspective on water management, issues associated with water supply and sewerage services provided by water utilities.

The event attracts delegates from NSW and interstate including councillors and general managers, water managers and professionals, policy makers from government agencies and key industry stakeholders.

Delegates have the opportunity to find out about the latest water policy initiatives and trends, receive updates on emergent technical issues, benchmark, network and further their professional development and team building capabilities.

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24

Jul

2020

Narrabri Boarding School Expo CANCELLED

24 and 25 July 2020

The Expo gives your family the chance to discuss your educational needs directly with representatives of the school. Schools taking part in the Expo showcase the exceptional opportunities they have to offer, including full-time and weekly boarding, high academic standards, access to modern technology, a caring and supporting academic and boarding environment and a wide range of co-curricular activities.

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Sep

2020

Come by Chance Races

Saturday 26 September 2020

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