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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

Lamb and mutton prices will go one way - up!

The national commodity forecaster, ABARES, is predicting another big jump in lamb and mutton prices this financial year.
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Fertilizer Australia names environmental award winners

Incitec Pivot has been acknowledged for its environmental pursuits.
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Meet the 2020 NSW Nuffield Scholars

Seven of NSW's leading young primary producers have been awarded Nuffield Farming Scholarships.
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Meet the 2020 Victorian Nuffield scholars

Seven of Victoria's leading young primary producers have been awarded Nuffield Farming Scholarships for 2020.
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Senate reacts to rural concerns with two controversial inquiries

Great Barrier Reef farm run-off and Inland Rail will be investigated as Senators responds to rural communities.
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Ag Minister on trade mission to Americas

Littleproud to visit US, Mexico, Brazil and Argentina
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