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

Jubilee Downs offered with more than 11,000 cattle

Kimberley cattle station Jubilee Downs is being sold with more than 11,000 top quality Droughtmaster cattle.
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Beef proving the key filler in African swine fever protein shortages

China the engine room of global protein demand
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Govt rushes medical cannabis bill to get Pauline Hanson's vote

The government is rushing through legislation that will make it easier to export medical cannabis and hemp products, to gain support from One Nation in the Senate.
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Yambutta offers Channel Country benefits

The versatile Quilpie property Yambutta will auctioned by Nutrien Harcourts on July 13.
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Lost access to hit Australian beef's China program hard

Aust was on track to sell $3.5b worth of beef to China but that is no more
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