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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

Shanna Whan named Australia's Local Hero for 2022

Shanna Whan named Australia's Local Hero for 2022

Shanna Whan almost died of addiction seven years ago when she lay unconscious, bruised and bleeding, at the bottom of stairs at home and then found herself in hospital.
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Sale of big feedlot means Herberts can push ahead with plans

Sale of big feedlot means Herberts can push ahead with plans

Tess and Andrew Herbert can progress plans for the future with the sale of their well known cattle feedlot near Wagga Wagga.
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School leavers encouraged to pick up shears

School leavers encouraged to pick up shears

School leavers in NSW are being urged to sign up to shearing and wool handling courses.
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Race to beat forecast storms in the SA outback to fix washed out roads

Race to beat forecast storms in the SA outback to fix washed out roads

Emergency road repairs are in full swing in the South Australian outback to allow trapped motorists to escape floodwaters.
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Quick thinking averts stink bug attack

Quick thinking averts stink bug attack

Eleanor Rigg knew something wasn't right with a bug she noticed.
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