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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

All Aussie frozen fruit product goes national

Only Australian-grown fruit go into Aussie Frozen Fruit.
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Concern China's trade actions 'just a taste' of what's to come

All sides of politics have voiced their growing concerns over China's antagonistic trade actions, fearing could be just a taste of what is to come.
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Aussie ag watches nervously for further China fallout

Barley and meat have been the victims of Chinese bans and tariffs and other ag commodities are watching to see if there is more to come.
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It's all about food security, say milk producers

Even in the country's best spot to milk, they're thinking about a beef shift
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There's life at university in lockdown

In this week's The Gauge, Ian Godwin ponders how young scientists are continuing work critical to the future of agriculture despite COVID-19 challenges.
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