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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.

Rural News

'Vague and half-baked': Lagging CBD light rail set to speed up

Travel time on the light rail line from Circular Quay to Randwick was 50 minutes in December, prompting questions over the effectiveness of the service.
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From the Archives, 1880: Death comes for Captain Moonlite

140 years ago today, the notorious bushranger Andrew George Scott - AKA Captain Moonlite - finally met his end by hanging at Darlinghurst gaol.
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New fee website shows NSW pays up to 40 times more in out-of-pocket costs

The website reveals shocking disparities between what patients with private health insurance pay across the country.
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'Angry, depressed': Owners in dire straits years after roof ripped off

The owners of a storm-damaged Sydney apartment building say proposed changes to building laws will offer them little help in seeking redress.
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Seating plans for the knights of now

Nailing a bridge crossing with an oversize load.
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Walgett Fresh Fruit and Vegetables from Gundy Quality Fruit and Vege

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Social Tennis and Bowls Thursday nights Walgett

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Migration important to population growth

RDA Orana 30 January 2020

Regional Development Australia (RDA) Orana director Megan Dixon said the Orana region has huge potential for an expanded population, with migration support and economic development paramount for future growth.

“Migration to Australia’s regional areas has already had a positive effect on employment levels, community growth and economic development,” she said.

“Skilled migration has contributed to rural and regional communities struggling with labour shortage, family drift and changing market demands.”

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Collarenebri to Narrabri On Demand Bus Service

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Resin Workshop Cresswell Macquarie Marshes

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