Walgett Website and Business Directory

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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.

ABOUT 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.

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

Rain on the way ‘could save northern crops’

More barley, wheat crops planted than first thought
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‘Disgraceful act’: 30 bales of hay stolen from Tamworth farm

Police said the hay was stolen from a paddock, on the outskirts of town.
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Our concern about the drought isn't fair dinkum

Most handouts to farmers will be a waste of taxpayers’ money.
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WA calls for funds to assist farmers after live-ex halt

The WA Agriculture Minister is calling on the federal government to provide an assistance package to the WA sheep industry.
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AgQuip is done and dusted for another year | Photos

The sun is setting on Gunnedah's agricultural field days.
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2019

Neil Murray

Walgett Lightning Ridge

We'd love to see you at this VERY special event in Lightning Ridge! It's not often you get to see one of Australia's best singer/songwriters in such an intimate space...especially in the outback!
Tickets can be purchased online cheaper than at the door, so book NOW as they are limited in number too!

Gates will open early as we'll also be having delicious FOOD MARKETS in the afternoon and into the evening!

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/neil-murray-blood-and-longing-tour-lightning-ridge-tickets-56862414011?fbclid=IwAR3tBfVCxpTesMMYSAUcrDFJ64iYoNTLDaFEj5NZE-H0Ll_nqGqICHaRy_c

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2019

Wool Day

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2019

Walgett Rams v WARREN big home game at Walgett

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2019

Narrabri Netball all age Carnival

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2019

WAGS Women in Agriculture

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