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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

Record breaking wet confirmed in BOM report

Record breaking wet confirmed in BOM report

The mindboggling extent of the rain over the eastern seaboard through February / March has been detailed in a new BOM report.
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Rising beef champions rise to the boot camp challenge

Rising beef champions rise to the boot camp challenge

Seven future beef industry leaders from around Australia have made an impression in Canberra during a week of intensive leadership training.
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Collaboration puts dairy levy to work

Collaboration puts dairy levy to work

Collaboration on R&D will strengthen Australian dairy research, productivity and confidence.
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Woolworths safeguard Aussie dairy farmers impacted by floods

Woolworths safeguard Aussie dairy farmers impacted by floods

Norco and Woolworths support farmers in flood recovery.
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Huge illegal net seized along with a Mercedes in fisheries raid

Huge illegal net seized along with a Mercedes in fisheries raid

Fisheries officers have seized a 2019 model Mercedes along with a boat and trailer after an alleged illegal netting of fish in Victoria.
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