Walgett Website and Business Directory

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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

Gippsland's not-so-humble potatoes and beef

Gippsland's not-so-humble potatoes and beef

Victor Romano has got a profitable mix of potatoes and beef down to a fine art at his 571-hectare east Gippsland property, which also happens to feature a rather fine homestead.
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Bindaree's beef marketing secrets

Bindaree's beef marketing secrets

Full carcase utilisation key to prosperity in fast-changing world, ICMJ to hear
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How farmers are using renewables as energy prices grow

How farmers are using renewables as energy prices grow

"We know within $50 what our power bill is going to be for the month, and that hasn't moved for a couple of years."
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More work to seal one of the nation's most remote roads

More work to seal one of the nation's most remote roads

One of the most feared roads in the outback is to be tamed.
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Egg prices jump in stores but farmers still missing out

Egg prices jump in stores but farmers still missing out

Farmers are angry egg prices in many supermarkets have been rising for months, but retailers are not passing those payments down the line.
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