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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

Chicken processors agree to tweak contracts

Chicken processors agree to tweak contracts

Chicken meat processors will rewrite parts of contracts voluntarily following ACCC investigation
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Grain groups ready to work with new government

Grain groups ready to work with new government

The grains industry has welcomed incoming PM Anthony Albanese and has outlined key policy areas it wants to see the new government work on.
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Kopyje Station sells way above expectations

Kopyje Station sells way above expectations

The sprawling 8788 hectare Kopyje Station in NSW's north west has sold to a Forbes grazier for $5.2 million, the equivalent of $239 an acre.
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Auto throttle available on TYM T265 tractor

Auto throttle available on TYM T265 tractor

According to its Australian distributor, this "compact tractor on steroids is an operator's dream".
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Threading closer ties with India

Threading closer ties with India

Slashing of tariffs and an expected lift in processing in India is opening up big opportunities for Australian wool exports.
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