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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

Grain prices hit some headwinds

Grain prices hit some headwinds

We may be in for a period of subdued prices on CBOT wheat.
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Guaranteeing boxed meat labels are right

Guaranteeing boxed meat labels are right

Verifying the contents of boxed meat critical for export markets.
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Third La Nina threatens even worse flooding

Third La Nina threatens even worse flooding

Climate experts say Australia needs to plan ahead for a third La Nina and even worse flooding.
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Gippsland farmer continues a sustainable tradition

Gippsland farmer continues a sustainable tradition

Change is nothing new for the Andersons who milk 500 crossbreed cows and look at every opportunity to farm sustainably and profitably.
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Barambah Organics claims top honours

Barambah Organics claims top honours

Australia's largest organic dairy scoops the prestigious best product prize at the Dairy Industry Association of Australia Awards.
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