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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

Intracontinental grain shipments set to smash 2003 record

The record for total grain shipments from Western Australia to the east coast, set in 2002-3, is set to be smashed this season.
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‘You can’t get more Australian’ – Burrumbuttock Hay Runners

The legend that the brotherhood of the Burrumbuttock Hay Runners has become in rural Australia was enhanced in the wider Quilpie region on Saturday when trucks spread out to deliver hay across an area “half the size of Tasmania”.
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Time to plan for a bigger regional Australia

Jack Archer writes that serious growth in regional cities is crucial if regions are going to thrive in an Australia forecast to hit 50 million people by the 2050s.
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What will entice super funds to invest in ag?

Superannuation funds might need tax incentives to get them interested in partnerships with the farm sector.
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What will motivate super funds to invest in ag?

Superannuation funds might need tax incentives to get them interested in partnerships with the farm sector.
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Walgett Shire Christmas Events Coming Up

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Rowena Christmas Run

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Collarenebri to Narrabri On Demand Bus Service

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Burren Junction Presents Under the Stars POP UP CINEMA

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Lightning Ridge Christmas Markets Lions Park

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