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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

Agribusiness buzz in brief

Agribusiness buzz in brief

A snapshot look around the traps at some of the news and talking points in agribusiness.
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Robotic dog takes on tough tasks at abattoirs

Robotic dog takes on tough tasks at abattoirs

The latest in the processing sector's search for labour solutions is a robotic dog
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Water Minister ignores dept staff floodplain harvest concerns

Water Minister ignores dept staff floodplain harvest concerns

In an email, a senior official said a legal challenge was "considered likely" if suggested changes were not made to the proposed flows targets, which would only restrict floodplain harvesting during the "first flush" after a dry period.
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Linking production decisions with enhanced beef flavour

Linking production decisions with enhanced beef flavour

Sensory scientist Heather Smyth talks about linking business decisions to beef flavour
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Cotton farmers urged to think about fert plans

Cotton farmers urged to think about fert plans

It seems some way ahead but cotton producers are being encouraged to think about fertiliser requirements for the 2022-23 crop.
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