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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

Feral water buffalo, pig and pest FMD outbreak risk

Feral water buffalo, pig and pest FMD outbreak risk

There should be "no false expectations" about the ability to control feral animal populations should they become involved in an exotic disease outbreak, the government's own response plan says.
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The beef markets that are waning and the ones firing

The beef markets that are waning and the ones firing

Consumer buying of beef is shifting. Expensive cuts are taking a hit.
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Food industry needs big capital boost to hit $200b sales says ANZ

Food industry needs big capital boost to hit $200b sales says ANZ

ANZ Banking Group says annual food and beverage sales have potential to double this decade.
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Camperdown factory to close with switch to new products

Camperdown factory to close with switch to new products

Three people will be made redundant as part of the closure.
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JBS' new beef brand: 'More than a marble score'

JBS' new beef brand: 'More than a marble score'

"The Portoro brand tells a story about excellent taste and animal welfare."
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