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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

Dairy partnership to work with schools

Dairy partnership to work with schools

Dairy Australia and Life Education have renewed their partnership following a successful 12 months educating primary school students and teachers about Australian dairy.
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MLA and AWI Sheep Producer Intentions survey opens

MLA and AWI Sheep Producer Intentions survey opens

New edition of MLA and AWI Sheep Producer Intentions survey opens with October 16 deadline.
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Scrub country makes $5.5 million

Scrub country makes $5.5 million

Top quality undulating Central Queensland scrub country has sold at auction for $5.5 million.
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Agribusiness buzz in brief

Agribusiness buzz in brief

A quick check around the traps at what some of the players in agribusiness are doing and talking about.
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Weed killer detected in Australian urine

Weed killer detected in Australian urine

The Australian-first study found eight per cent of urine samples from more than 1800 Australians contained the weed killer glyphosate.
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