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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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Prof Paul Wood holds off Mark Neal in DA board challenge

Prof Paul Wood holds off Mark Neal in Dairy Australia board challenge
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Wheat futures reach seven-year high

CBOT wheat futures rallied at the end of last week, jumping nearly $A8/t.
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Farmers march on Canberra over the MDBP | Live

Pressure is mounting on the federal government to "Can the Plan"
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Basin protesters prepare to rally outside Parliament House

Frustration over the Murray Darling Basin Plan will be on display outside Parliament House today.
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Hanging in there

Monsoon rain flooded properties 15 kilometres from the McConachy family at Barenya near Hughenden, but they didn't receive enough to break the drought
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Walgett Shire Christmas Events Coming Up

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Rowena Christmas Run

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Collarenebri to Narrabri On Demand Bus Service

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Burren Junction Presents Under the Stars POP UP CINEMA

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Lightning Ridge Christmas Markets Lions Park

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