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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

Global grain production slashed

Global grain production slashed

There has been a savage cut in estimates of total grain production
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Rain pulls numbers from cattle market, pushes prices up

Rain pulls numbers from cattle market, pushes prices up

Producers look to retain females, kicking herd rebuild up yet another gear
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Orders to open in 2023 for John Deere P600 range

Orders to open in 2023 for John Deere P600 range

John Deere's new range of P600 precision air hoe drills boasts a 24 per cent reduction in weight compared to the P500 models.
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FarmFest organisers get behind flood-affected farmers

FarmFest organisers get behind flood-affected farmers

ACM Rural Events, Lloyds Auctions and 20 rural companies are hosting an auction to raise funds for Rural Aid.
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What could pull wheat prices lower?

What could pull wheat prices lower?

Price volatility in CBOT is extreme as the market grapples with trying to price current fundamentals.
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