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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

Price rebound on cards after lamb throughput fall

Price rebound on cards after lamb throughput fall

Recent rain across the south east is tipped to lead to a rebound in lamb prices, following a fall in throughput across all states.
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Details of UK-Aus free-trade deal revealed as ag tariffs tumble

Details of UK-Aus free-trade deal revealed as ag tariffs tumble

Once the UK-Australia free-trade agreement is officially ratified, 99 per cent of Australian goods will be enter the UK duty free.
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Senate inquiry to be held into fake meat labelling

Senate inquiry to be held into fake meat labelling

Senator Susan McDonald launches probe into vegan food tagged meat
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Fruit pickers victims of 'rampant' wage theft on farms: survey

Fruit pickers victims of 'rampant' wage theft on farms: survey

The survey found not only evidence of widespread underpayment of workers, but also heard accounts of poor living conditions and cases of bullying, sexual harassment and discrimination on farms across Australia
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Rule change needed to help clear roads and use storm-damaged trees for wood

Rule change needed to help clear roads and use storm-damaged trees for wood

COMMENT: Common sense needed to tackle tree removal from roads in wake of storms.
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National Women's Business Scholarship. 12-month program. Apply before July 17 2020.

Scholarship

National Women's Business Scholarship

Diversity and Inclusion advocate Inspiring Rare Birds has secured funding from the Australian Government's Office for Women to support 90 National Women's Business Scholarships.

The 12-month program will support women business owners from marginal demographics by way of:

  • A hand-selected mentor to provide 2 hours of 1:1 guidance, support and accountability every month for 9 months to meet their individual goals and grow their business;
  • 8 x 1-hour Business Education Masterclasses;
  • Full support from a dedicated Rare Birds program manager;
  • Connection to a vibrant and supportive community of like-minded business owners and entrepreneurs.

Demographics supported are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander; Migrant or Refugee; Remote, Regional or Rural location; or Living with a Disability. Eligible women are encouraged to apply before July 17, 2020

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