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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

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Premium farming and grazing country

Premium farming and grazing country

Glendarriwell offers a significant area of farming country in addition to a sizeable cattle breeding operation.
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Intense cold snap hits the south as north sweats

Intense cold snap hits the south as north sweats

There are massive differences in temperature across Australia at present as southern regions record their coldest February day in years.
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Australia trumps its big farm competitor for land sales

Australia trumps its big farm competitor for land sales

It is important for Australia to stay out in front as record prices are being paid for farm land globally.
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Australia trumps the US for land sales

Australia trumps the US for land sales

It is important for Australia to stay out in front as record prices are being paid for farm land globally.
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