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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

Cropping and grazing potential ready to be realised

Cropping and grazing potential ready to be realised

If he was half a century younger, Tim Colville wouldn't be selling his 1217-hectare cropping and grazing property near Tullamore, he'd be opening up new country.
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Cropping and grazing potential ready to be realised

Cropping and grazing potential ready to be realised

If he was half a century younger, Tim Colville wouldn't be selling his 1217-hectare cropping and grazing property near Tullamore, he'd be opening up new country.
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Push for close contact and essential worker changes to keep boarding schools open

Push for close contact and essential worker changes to keep boarding schools open

Boarding schools have lobbied the government to change the definition of a close contact for boarders and classify boarding staff as essential workers.
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Flooding cuts rail and highway access in the outback

Flooding cuts rail and highway access in the outback

Several outback highways remain cut after record-breaking rains in the north of South Australia.
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Battle over Manuka honey name gets federal cash injection

Battle over Manuka honey name gets federal cash injection

The Australian Manuka honey industry is fighting back against attempts by NZ producers to trademark the term Manuka honey.
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