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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

Thousands of emails sent to live sheep ban inquiry

Thousands of emails sent to live sheep ban inquiry

An inquiry into the live sheep export ban legislation has been inundated with submissions
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In demand Border Rivers irrigation water sells for above reserve

In demand Border Rivers irrigation water sells for above reserve

Unsupplemented water in the Border Rivers' Macintyre Zone has sold at auction for well above its reserve price.
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In demand Border Rivers irrigation water sells for above reserve

In demand Border Rivers irrigation water sells for above reserve

Unsupplemented water in the Border Rivers' Macintyre Zone has sold at auction for well above its reserve price.
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Statistics highlight WA seasonal transformation

Statistics highlight WA seasonal transformation

Crop prospects have transformed in WA's north where last week's rain was incredibly significant.
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Electric weeding techology to hit international market

Electric weeding techology to hit international market

Weed control is going high tech with the use of electrics.
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