Walgett Website and Business Directory

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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

Ghost town at the centre of national emergency

Ghost town at the centre of national emergency

A South Australian ghost town is today at the centre of a national emergency.
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Bee hive entrepreneurs look to boost insect habitats

Bee hive entrepreneurs look to boost insect habitats

The Aussie company is looking to look after bees better.
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evokeAG scheduled to return in 2023

evokeAG scheduled to return in 2023

The two-day conference will be held in Adelaide and comes off the back of the cancellation of the 2021 and 2022 events.
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Tassie cherry farm tackles piece-rates with technology

Tassie cherry farm tackles piece-rates with technology

The technology delivers picking data in real time, detailing picker output.
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Cottoning on to a new crop in the north

Cottoning on to a new crop in the north

Construction of the Northern Territory's controversial first cotton gin is well advanced.
Wednesday, January 26, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (477)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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