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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

Record number of hard wheats on master list

Record number of hard wheats on master list

The new wheat variety master list features a record number of high protein wheat lines.
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GRDC to attack soil-borne disease

GRDC to attack soil-borne disease

A dedicated extension project will look to help growers and advisors identify and manage costly soil-borne diseases.
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Long held at Coonamble

Long held at Coonamble

Nearly a century of one-family ownership will potentially come to an end next month when the well-known mixed farming property Cresline goes under the hammer at Coonamble.
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MLA seeks cattle producer representative

MLA seeks cattle producer representative

MLA board selection committee has a vacancy.
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United approach helping fight Qfly in Victoria

United approach helping fight Qfly in Victoria

Volunteers are vital in helping Victoria control Qld fruit fly.
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