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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

Farm safety statistics show vigilance is key

Farm safety statistics show vigilance is key

Incidents of on-farm deaths have decreased by 20 per cent in 2021 nationally, compared with 2020, according to the latest figures in the Non-intentional Farm Related Incidents in Australia 2021 report prepared by AgHealth Australia.
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Pasture research funding opportunities now on offer

Pasture research funding opportunities now on offer

The AW Howard Memorial Trust pasture industry grants are open once again.
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Time for COVID intrusions is over: NTCA

Time for COVID intrusions is over: NTCA

NTCA president David Connolly's frank and passionate opening address at Darwin conference
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Here we go again - from $7100 an acre, now another farm auction

Here we go again - from $7100 an acre, now another farm auction

People are still processing the incredible auction result for farm land in Clare a few weeks back, now there's another to consider.
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Record crowd for 2022 NTCA conference

Record crowd for 2022 NTCA conference

Social photos from today's NTCA conference in Darwin
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