Walgett Website and Business Directory

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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

From steel wool to complex maps, keeping rural Aussies connected takes some work

From steel wool to complex maps, keeping rural Aussies connected takes some work

From mouse plagues to bushfires, keeping phones working across rural Australia can be a challenge.
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Taking chance to plug wool fashion

Taking chance to plug wool fashion

For NSW wool grower Jess Webb, being featured in the Women in Wool podcast came as a surprise but she grabbed the opportunity.
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Wet spring forecast gets a boost as IOD negative called

Wet spring forecast gets a boost as IOD negative called

The Bureau has formally declared an Indian Ocean Dipole negative event, good news for those who want more rain over spring.
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Entries open for RAS Foundation Award

Entries open for RAS Foundation Award

Get your entry in for the RAS Foundation Award for Rural and Regional Journalism and Communications.
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Renewables pressure zones

Renewables pressure zones

Solar farm, wind farm or powerline, it's critical landholders to know their rights before there's a knock at the door says Australian Energy Infrastructure Commissioner Andrew Dyer.
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