Walgett Website and Business Directory

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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

Ag to fall $16b short of its $100b growth target: NFF

National Farmers' Federation report card finds ag sector won't reach its goal to a $100b a year sector by 2030.
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Biddeston feedlot on the market

A Biddeston feedlot is being offered by Elders through an expressions of interest process closing on November 18.
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George Bush, Mabo and War on the Wharves: NFF in the 1990s

As the NFF prepares to celebrate 40 years in Canberra tonight, we look at the big moments for the national farm lobby group through the 1990s.
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WA win in National Rural Ambassador

National Rural Ambassador Harris Thompson, 22, Venturon Livestock, Boyup Brook, is settling back into being a farmer for a few weeks after a hectic Perth Royal Show schedule.
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Water wait for Tamworth dairies

WITH the Peel River near Tamworth, NSW, set to run dry below Dungowan in about five weeks, irrigators are wondering how groundwater supplies will pan out with a 'dead river'.
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Burren Junction Touch Competition starts 21 October.

Holidays are the best but they are sadly coming to an end. 
Our Summer Touch Comp will start on the second Monday of school term, 21st October and registrations will close next week so we can have time to organise teams. 
Don’t forget to register this week.
Junior, Women and Men’s competitions.
Please tag friends who might be keen.

https://membership.sportstg.com/regoform.cgi?formID=90203

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Walgett Little Athletics Tuesday Nights starts 20 August

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North West Plains Sustainability Group present Regenerative Grazing at Junction City Hotel Burren Junction.

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Northwest Vertebrate Pest Control Training - WALGETT and Narrabri

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Narrabri Stock Sale Day

NARRABRI STOCK SALE DAY

For further information, please visit Councils website
www.narrabri.nsw.gov.au/index.cfm?page_id=1125

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