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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

Man dies on Pilliga Road property at Wee Waa after quad bike accident

Man dies on Pilliga Road property at Wee Waa after quad bike accident

A MAN has died in a quad bike accident near Wee Waa at the weekend.

The man, believed to be aged about 60, died on Sunday morning on a property off Pilliga Road.

Ambulance NSW confirmed two units, as well as the Westpac Rescue Helicopter from Tamworth, were tasked after a triple zero phone call at 11.20am.

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Walgett temporary supermarket opens after town's IGA was destroyed by fire

Walgett temporary supermarket opens after town's IGA was destroyed by fire

Walgett residents have a supermarket again after a temporary outlet opened its doors on Tuesday.

The town's permanent IGA was destroyed by fire in June, which left Walgett without a supermarket for the second time in six years.

Western NSW Minister Adam Marshall said the supermarket will resume its normal 8:30am-6pm trading hours after a successful trial run on the weekend.

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USDA springs further surprise in crop report

The USDA has again shocked the market, with a crop report estimating around 19 million tonnes more US corn than was anticipated.
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Agriculture fears it will be milked by EU free trade deal

Australian dairy to be hit hardest by EU's requested sweetener for FTA.
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Southern rain drives new demand

Good rain over the past weeks mean southern markets are attracting extra buyers, and interstate cattle.
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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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