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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

ASF hits German pigs

ASF hits German pigs

The world's largest exporter of fresh pork, Germany, has confirmed cases of African swine fever in its domestic herd for the first time.
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Wine exports rallying to defy sector's sour China experience

Wine exports rallying to defy sector's sour China experience

Export markets grew solidly in 2020-21, but China's punitive import taxes have slashed about 10pc from the total value of our offshore wine sales.
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FWFWW Blog 8: Nearing the pointy end

FWFWW Blog 8: Nearing the pointy end

FWFWW 8: Ep 11: Andrew and Sam dig holes for themselves the size of Darling Harbour.
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Studs criticise government as sheep and wool show axed again

Studs criticise government as sheep and wool show axed again

GALLERY: Breeders share how they felt when the Bendigo event cancelled axed.
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Lamb export markets show weighty recovery

Lamb export markets show weighty recovery

Key export markets for both lamb and mutton show significant signs of recovery.
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