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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

Locust threat highest through Darling basin

Locust threat highest through Darling basin

The Australian Plague Locust Commission predicts plague locusts could build up to isolated problematic numbers in parts by mid-April.
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Urgent work to restore Murray River flows as drinking water dries up

Urgent work to restore Murray River flows as drinking water dries up

After shocks along the Murray River as drinking water dries up as the flood recedes.
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Dairy farmers urged to be alert, not alarmed, on biosecurity

Dairy farmers urged to be alert, not alarmed, on biosecurity

Dairy leaders have leveraged a united voice and loudly advocated to government for better preparedness on biosecurity. The system is stronger when farmers take action at home too.
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Season good, but not great

Season good, but not great

Some western river systems are delivering excellent beneficial flooding, but others not.
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10,000 Pacific workers coming 6 months early 'hasn't touched the sides'

10,000 Pacific workers coming 6 months early 'hasn't touched the sides'

The government is patting itself on the back for delivering its goal of 35,000 Pacific workers six months early, but the agriculture sector says the policy "has not touched the sides" of the workforce crisis.
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