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

Tiny gun sight battery catches hunters off guard

Tiny gun sight battery catches hunters off guard

Australian hunters say they have been caught off guard by a new consumer law restricting the use of button batteries.
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Plotting the move of young families from city to the country

Plotting the move of young families from city to the country

The future people of the country might have started out in the city.
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Live cattle still going to Indo but FMD vaccine is critical

Live cattle still going to Indo but FMD vaccine is critical

MLA revises down its forecast live-ex numbers for 2022 to just 500,000
Wednesday, June 22, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (5)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Farmers told to ask for help from willing volunteers

Farmers told to ask for help from willing volunteers

With about 10,000 volunteers, Rural Aid's Farm Army is more than ready to help. Its only challenge is encouraging enough farmers to ask for a hand.
Wednesday, June 22, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (10)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Horse haven builds a couple's future

Horse haven builds a couple's future

A horse agistment property was the perfect stepping stone for young teachers Emily and Tom Blackburn to make their dream of farm ownership come true.
Wednesday, June 22, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (8)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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