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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

Producers ponder: Is it time to hold or time to fold?

Spring is nearly here and livestock producers are weighing up all options.
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Cunnamulla aggregation asking $9 million

The Godfrey family's 40,468 hectare Barrygowan aggregation is on the market for $9 million.
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Nationals icon Tim Fischer 'gravely ill'

Former deputy prime minister Tim Fischer is reportedly gravely ill in a southern NSW hospital.
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AWB pool fades into history

A slice of Australia's grain growing history will fade into the background with the news AWB will not offer wheat pools this year.
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SA set to repeal GM moratorium

South Australia is set to overturn its moratorium on genetically modified food crops.
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Connected Communities St Joseph’s Walgett

Published on Thursday, August 08, 2019

Connected Communities St Joseph’s Walgett

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