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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

Youth flock to shearing

Local shearing contractors are being urged to make use of the enthusiasm shown at a recent shearing school at Tambo, and take on the young people who want to be part of the industry.
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Gunnedah showgrounds to benefit from state government funds

Kevin Anderson announces funding boost at AgQuip.
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Seven big questions for the bush in leadership crisis

The Liberal party leadership spill could create significant change for critical regional policies.
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Drought a common topic for candidates during AgQuip 2018

Candidates field tough questions from AgQuip visitors.
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Walgett PCYC Empower Ball 3rd Annual Gala Event

Published on Saturday, August 31, 2019

Walgett PCYC Empower Ball 3rd Annual Gala Event

Event date: 11/9/2019 Export event

PCYC is excited to announce that our 3rd Annual gala event will be held on Saturday 9th of November.  The PCYC Empower Ball is about not only raising funds and awareness for PCYC programs to improve the life opportunities of young people in NSW, but also a chance to make lasting connections with businesses and individuals who share our vision.

To find out more and purchase tickets visit - http://bit.ly/PCYCEmpowerBall2019

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