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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

Green tape, animal welfare and deforestation on NFF European tour itinerary

Green tape, animal welfare and deforestation on NFF European tour itinerary

The EU's "blinkered policy approach" on issues such as animal welfare, deforestation, green tape and the use of chemicals in agriculture are on the agenda for an NFF tour of Europe.
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Cropping sector value tops $28b

Cropping sector value tops $28b

The 2022-23 season was a thumper, and traditional powerhouses WA and NSW led the way according to the ABS.
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How full are Australia's cattle paddocks? ABS revises herd estimate

How full are Australia's cattle paddocks? ABS revises herd estimate

Are the cattle herd forecasts really as divergent as people are saying?
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Gippsland Jersey turns to socials in a bid to find fresh markets

Gippsland Jersey turns to socials in a bid to find fresh markets

'The playing field is far from fair and needs to be called out.'
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Gippsland Jersey turns to socials in a bid to find fresh markets

Gippsland Jersey turns to socials in a bid to find fresh markets

'The playing field is far from fair and needs to be called out.'
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