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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.

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Wool bounces to record price rise

Wool prices took their biggest ever leap last week but will the rise be sustained if more wool flows onto the market.
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The Big Six of weed management

Farmers have been given six commandments in terms of their weed management strategies.
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Natural predators key to beating crop pests

Vegetable growers are wanted to help investigate beneficial insects.
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Nats name labelling laws "number one" issue in food regulation

Plant-based protein manufacturers shouldn't be able to trade on the good work of our meat, milk producers says Agriculture Minister.
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Family the focus but industry a passion

Gillian Fennell is known for speaking plainly about what she sees as important, and now she's combining her roles of cattle producer mother and teacher, with Cattle Council board member.
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Ag Minister on trade mission to Americas

Littleproud to visit US, Mexico, Brazil and Argentina
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