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

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24

Jul

2020

Narrabri Boarding School Expo CANCELLED

24 and 25 July 2020

The Expo gives your family the chance to discuss your educational needs directly with representatives of the school. Schools taking part in the Expo showcase the exceptional opportunities they have to offer, including full-time and weekly boarding, high academic standards, access to modern technology, a caring and supporting academic and boarding environment and a wide range of co-curricular activities.

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26

Jul

2020

Church Services - Walgett

Each Sunday

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26

Jul

2020

Church Services -Walgett

Every Sunday

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27

Jul

2020

Webinar Series from North West Local Land Services

Webinar Series

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29

Jul

2020

2020 Lightning Ridge Opal and Gem Festival

29th July to 1st August 2020

*** At this stage the upcoming 2020 Lightning Ridge Opal Festival remains on track for July 2020***

“Our committee has decided that we will make a finial decision as to whether it will go ahead or not by Monday June 8th 2020. Once we have made this decision we will notify all the necessary people involved”. Lightning Ridge Opal Festival Committee

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