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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

Bringing people together with lamb

Bringing people together with lamb

MLA's new winter lamb campaign to focus on bridging the isolation gap and bringing people together through cooking Australian Lamb.
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Red meat looks to capture benefits from changes forced by COVID

Red meat looks to capture benefits from changes forced by COVID

Full digitalisation of livestock records the first cab off the rank.
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PETA crowds into protest movement saying meat eating causes viruses

PETA crowds into protest movement saying meat eating causes viruses

Vegan protesters wearing protective hazmat suits plan to descend on Sydney's Pitt Street Mall.
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Buyer pulls out of CSIRO land sale

Buyer pulls out of CSIRO land sale

Audit reveals long list of changes and failings in agency's property plan.
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Humble egg keeps on rolling during COVID-19

Humble egg keeps on rolling during COVID-19

An unexpected success during the pandemic
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