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

Big jump in national farm cash income for grain and livestock

Big jump in national farm cash income for grain and livestock

Good rain and high commodity prices drive strong farm earnings for 2021-22, but high farm input prices will bite harder in 2022-23 says ABARES.
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Cattle prices drop on the back of supply lift

Cattle prices drop on the back of supply lift

Most cattle indicators in the red but processor steers hold up
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NSW breaks the ice on a land tax

NSW breaks the ice on a land tax

NSW makes a start on its promised replacement of property stamp duties with a yearly land tax.
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CFMoto's next generation of ATVs hit the market

CFMoto's next generation of ATVs hit the market

The company has upgraded its CForce 400 and 400 EPS models as well as its best selling ATV in Australia, the 520 EPS.
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Chances rise of China barley return

Chances rise of China barley return

Industry analysts believe the mutually beneficial outcomes of returning Australian barley into China will see the market reopen soon.
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