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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.

ABOUT 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.

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

SANTOS DENIES GOVERNMENT REQUEST

SANTOS DENIES GOVERNMENT REQUEST

Energy company Santos has come under fire, for refusing to provide the state government with key information about its Narrabri development.

The company recently submitted an application for the 95,000-hectare coal seam gas project.

But it’s reportedly refused multiple requests for information from the Environment Protection Authority, the Rural Fire Service and Narrabri Shire Council.

The company has also denied an EPA request to assess whether the site can accommodate large volumes of salt waste.

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Why our best practice 'diet maps' aren't working

Opinion: What if almost everything we eat and do (to stay healthy) is wrong?
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Angus on a 'terminal' breed direction, says leading animal geneticist

A leading New Zealand-based geneticist says Angus stud breeders need to widen their selection focus to include maternal traits.
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Shepparton gets lion's share of Freedom's $130m upgrade spend

Freedom Foods' production upgrade plans will focus largely on its northern Victorian milk plant
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Milk production fall accelerates

Australian milk production continues to decline with double-digit drops recorded for the first four months of the year.
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Maritime Museum Outdoor Shipping Container Exhibition

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River Stories Workshop

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Return and Earn WALGETT now open

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Mental Health Presentation at Library

Walgett

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Mediation and Wellness

Burren Junction

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