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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

Resolute Property Group launched

Ben Forrest and Grant Veivers have launched a new company in specialising in agribusiness transactions.
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Find a food and grog 'substitute' for Christmas and beyond

In this week's The Gauge we get some timely advice from our resident nutritionist Anthony Power about how to avoid overdoing it this Christmas.
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Is Australian dairy valued more overseas than here?

There has been considerable discussion recently around the acquisition of major dairy processors by foreign companies.
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Wheat crop size under pressure

There is now talk that the Australian wheat crop will end up under 15mt.
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Feral horse numbers double in Alps region

The number of brumbies roaming the Australian Alps national parks are growing at an alarming rate, threatening water catchments and the ecology of the region, an ACT Labor government minister warns.
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Walgett Shire Christmas Events Coming Up

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Collarennebri Christmas Lights Judging

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Walgett Christmas Lights Competion

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School Presentations

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2019

Walgett Little Athletics Tuesday Nights starts 20 August

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