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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

Farmers' markets hit by latest shutdown

Farmers' markets hit by latest shutdown

Markets affected but livestock sales will face minor distruptions.
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ACM consults with print site staff over plans to stop the presses

ACM consults with print site staff over plans to stop the presses

'This is necessary to ensure the business is meeting the changing trends in consumer and business demands'
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CWA urges quad bike advocate to 'publish the evidence'

CWA urges quad bike advocate to 'publish the evidence'

Opinion: In this week's The Gauge, CWA national president, Tanya Cameron, said the CWA supports changes that make quad bikes safer.
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Cream rises to the top for WA dairy awards

Cream rises to the top for WA dairy awards

"Interestingly, winning on home ground is trickier than winning awards interstate..."
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'Fanging' it to escape brown snake

'Fanging' it to escape brown snake

A MAN who was busted speeding along a central Queensland highway was in a battle to the death with a brown snake.
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Gas import spells end of Santos' controversial Narrabri CSG, analysts say

By Cole Latimer & Peter Hannam 9 July 2018 — 2:30pm

Author: Kate

Analysts say four proposed new gas import terminals around Australia have ended Santos’ contentious NSW Narrabri coal seam gas project.

Santos’ Narrabri project is a proposed $3 billion gas operation that has been consistently opposed by environmental groups, and now Macquarie Bank analysts believe the rise of Australian gas import terminals will end all potential government support.

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2018

Boggabri library to close for refurbishment

Namoi Valley Independent August 29

Author: Kate

The Boggabri library will temporarily close on September 12 to undergo renovations.

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2018

Rowena farmers call for better long term drought policy

PRIME7 News North West August 30, 2018, 5:50PM

Author: Kate

They're the farmers of the north western plains, where drought is no stranger.

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Aug

2018

Catching up with Boggabri Public School and Sacred Heart School

Namoi Valley Independent August 30

Author: Kate

Boggabri Public School got creative and dressed as characters from stories in Book Week and Sacred Heart School held belated NAIDOC Week celebrations recently and learnt about Indigenous weapons and music. 

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2018

Drought relief for Rowena

Prime7 news North West August 31

Author: Kate

The first drought charity drop was made to Rowena this week. 

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