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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

AgForce says Bank Australia should lose licence for anti-farmer policy

AgForce says Bank Australia should lose licence for anti-farmer policy

AgForce says Bank Australia's banking licence should be revoked because it is apparently refusing financial services to red meat and livestock businesses.
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FWFWW the blog, now a podcast | AUDIO

FWFWW the blog, now a podcast | AUDIO

Listen to the blog writers recap Farmer Wants a Wife, with a rural bent.
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1000 cents - the EYCI number we thought we'd never see

1000 cents - the EYCI number we thought we'd never see

The Eastern Young Cattle Indicator has broken through the 1000 cent mark overnight.
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Polaris recall

Polaris recall

Polaris General side by side vehicles are being recalled. The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission has issued a recall notice for the MY2021 series.
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Fears of a farmer split over fake meat debate dismissed

Fears of a farmer split over fake meat debate dismissed

A campaign to drive a wedge between Australian grain and livestock producers in the debate over labelling of plant-based foods has struck a snag.
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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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