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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

Badger booted off CBH

Trevor Badger is no longer a director of the CBH Group board after being voted off by the smallest of margins at a Special General Meeting this morning.
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'Powdered milk the new norm if govt ignores minimal milk price'

"It is not an exaggeration to say that if we keep losing dairy farmers at this rate, we will soon be importing drinking milk in powdered form."
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Want safe, affordable food? Reward those who produce it

Gauge columnist Peter Mailler says the public is increasingly demanding a right to safe, affordable food without recognising that they also have an obligation the ensure that those who produce it are appropriately rewarded.
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Give us your verdict as the govt's first anniversary looms

Take the quick seven-question poll right now.
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What toilet paper fights can teach agriculture

US military man's fascinating human behaviour insights.
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