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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

Sideways trading trend

Sideways trading trend

Australian grain markets were more sporadic last week than they have been recently.
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Probing researchers strike gold to stop the trots in pigs

Probing researchers strike gold to stop the trots in pigs

Gold nanorod probes combined with an optical microscope can now be used to detect signs of a highly contagious and lethal virus that poses a major threat to the swine industry worldwide.
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Goulburn-Murray Water sets up Loch Garry review committee

Goulburn-Murray Water sets up Loch Garry review committee

Call for review of Goulburn-Murray Water's actions over last year's Loch Garry floods.
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Lusty quoll's sleepless habits could see species rooted

Lusty quoll's sleepless habits could see species rooted

Endangered northern quolls could be shagging themselves to death, with the males apparently giving up sleep in favour of sexy time.
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The tale of two cities as farmland is gobbled up

The tale of two cities as farmland is gobbled up

The tale of two cities as disappearing farm land sells quickly on the edge of two state capitals.
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