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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

Agribusiness executives earning 50 times a typical worker's weekly wage

Agribusiness executives earning 50 times a typical worker's weekly wage

Agribusiness execs paid 50 times the average weekly wage, report.
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Allan takes charge of biosecurity in 'Australia's most challenging time'

Allan takes charge of biosecurity in 'Australia's most challenging time'

Dr Samantha Allan is the new CEO of Animal Health Australia.
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Space and what it could mean for farmers and their businesses

Space and what it could mean for farmers and their businesses

The power of space could help unlock answers for farmers.
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Space and what it could mean for farmers and their businesses

Space and what it could mean for farmers and their businesses

The power of space could help unlock answers for farmers.
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Beef from dairy carcase traits stack up; and then there's the carbon story

Beef from dairy carcase traits stack up; and then there's the carbon story

"Genetics can be targeted at the carcase job; no maternal traits required."
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