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

Pocket knife fine sparks alarm

Pocket knife fine sparks alarm

Rural Australians have reacted with alarm over a fine dished out to a Queensland man for carrying a pocket knife.
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Lifestyle to sell this dairy farm

Lifestyle to sell this dairy farm

Dairy farms aren't normally sold with 'lifestyle' as the main feature but this Nambrok property has been set up for simple, efficient management.
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Addressing the challenge of securing shearers

Addressing the challenge of securing shearers

Better shearing shed facilities, more opportunities for learners and changes to shearing times could all be factors in building up a more secure shearing work force, Australian Wool Innovation chairman Jock Laurie has said.
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Biden's methane pledge watched closely by US cattle industry

Biden's methane pledge watched closely by US cattle industry

The US cattle industry is closely watching President Joe Biden's next steps after he signed a pledge with the European Union to cut global methane emissions by almost a third in less than a decade.
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Unbridled passion: Magic of weddings created in Gurley

Unbridled passion: Magic of weddings created in Gurley

In a family farmhouse in the north west of NSW, many brides' dreams have come true thanks to one of the state's most in demand dressmakers.
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