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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

Opportunity knocks for young farmers who want to be culture-focused leaders

Opportunity knocks for young farmers who want to be culture-focused leaders

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Ford Ranger tops national new car sales for May

Ford Ranger tops national new car sales for May

The Ford Ranger topped May Australian new car sales.
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Historic Mildura steam pumps re-opened after the 2022 floods

Historic Mildura steam pumps re-opened after the 2022 floods

Sunraysia irrigation scheme's pump station repaired after floods
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Queensland LNP vows to can contentious energy scheme project if elected

Queensland LNP vows to can contentious energy scheme project if elected

The Qld opposition said they won't proceed with the current government's projects.
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Manning Valley students roll up their sleeves for 'no bull' approach to learning

Manning Valley students roll up their sleeves for 'no bull' approach to learning

The high school students learnt about artificial insemination of cattle.
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