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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

EYCI keeps climbing

EYCI keeps climbing

EYCI at yet another record of 1135c
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Wool industry urged to weigh in on microplastics

Wool industry urged to weigh in on microplastics

Australian woolgrowers are being urged to respond to a call for feedback on the European Union's plan to create legislation to tackle microplastics pollution.
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Fertiliser urea expensive but globally available

Fertiliser urea expensive but globally available

Urea shortages have hit the headlines in the context of high purity urea used in transport, but urea fertiliser is still available, if dear.
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India on track for record wheat and rapeseed production

India on track for record wheat and rapeseed production

Indian farmers are in line to reap a record crop this year.
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Ag records to tumble for Aussie farmers

Ag records to tumble for Aussie farmers

If forecasts are realised, Australia's agricultural production will reach a record $78 billion in 2021/22, with the most valuable winter crop ever expected worth $22.3 billion.
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