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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

Premiers call for rural health overhaul at National Cabinet

Premiers call for rural health overhaul at National Cabinet

The nation's Premiers and Health Ministers have backed calls to make regional health a key priority at the upcoming National Cabinet.
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Exports keep rising, but 'Mr Fear' has sheepmeat market in a spin

Exports keep rising, but 'Mr Fear' has sheepmeat market in a spin

'We haven't seen the market down at these price points for 10 or 15 years'
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RAS award offer for next generation in rural media

RAS award offer for next generation in rural media

The countdown is on for media and communications students to apply for the 2024 RAS Foundation's JB Fairfax Award.
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'Our Dairy Promise' campaign has impact

'Our Dairy Promise' campaign has impact

"Encouragingly, 61pc claimed they would consume more dairy as a result..."
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Inaugural City and Country event raises seriously big bucks

Inaugural City and Country event raises seriously big bucks

The event was largely driven by Marcus and Shelley Curr from Yelvertoft Station north of Mount Isa, Qld.
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