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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

Go Fund Me page for burnt banana growers launched

A Go Fund Me is aiming to help raise funds for bushfire-affected banana growers.
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Regional grants program to undergo parliamentary probe

A parliamentary committee will run the ruler over a $220 million regional grants program dubbed the "regional rorts" scheme by Labor.
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Booming NZ ag is feeling nervous as environmental regs loom

The farm economy is flying high, but all sectors of New Zealand agriculture are surprisingly nervous about a crash landing
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See the Peterson Farm Bros take on Ozzy Osbourne

The Peterson Farm Brothers are back with another parody tune - Crazy Grain.
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Irrigators get result from "Can the Plan" protest

Organisers say Minister committed to push investigation into changing inflows in Southern Basin.
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Walgett Shire Christmas Events Coming Up

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Rowena Christmas Run

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Collarenebri to Narrabri On Demand Bus Service

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Burren Junction Presents Under the Stars POP UP CINEMA

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Lightning Ridge Christmas Markets Lions Park

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