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

Federal govt seeks ideas for home-grown green fuel initiatives

Federal govt seeks ideas for home-grown green fuel initiatives

GrainCorp leads support for Canberra plans to source local crops for low carbon fuels.
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Tractor sales remain down in May with about 1000 units sold - TMA

There were just over 1000 tractors sold in Australia in May.
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More dollars needed to address processing capacity gap after live sheep ban

More dollars needed to address processing capacity gap after live sheep ban

The processing capacity gap has been a key topic during the live sheep exports legislation inquiry.
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Avian influenza unlikely to jump species to cattle in Australia

Avian influenza unlikely to jump species to cattle in Australia

Vets have described the risk as slim-to-none given the strains in Australia are different to the H5 strain in the US.
Monday, June 17, 2024/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (13)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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SA crowned top livestock property performer in the nation

SA crowned top livestock property performer in the nation

SA's livestock regions outpace other states in property sales.
Monday, June 17, 2024/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (20)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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