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

Big GrainCorp profit bounce-back to $388m after malt demerger

GrainCorp $388m statutory profit after tax up from last year's loss of almost $60m
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Gainses Station auction on July 2

The 4014 hectare Charters Towers property Gainses Station will be auctioned by Nutrien Harcourts on July 2.
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Coles expands direct milk buying contracts to SA and WA

Coles' fresh white milk sourcing model will offer contracted producers guaranteed farmgate prices.
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Unfazed: growers look past potential barley tariff threat

Tamworth farmer plants barley crop as scheduled despite threat of tariff from China.
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Season optimism grows

Croppers across the state are rejoicing after one of the best season starts in recent memory.
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