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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.

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Shearer breaks world record

Aidan Copp broke the 14-year-old record by five lambs.
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Numbers on feed hit a record high

Cattle on feed numbers have hit a new high.
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Cattle numbers on feed hit a record high

Australian Lot Feeders Association/Meat & Livestock Australia survey shows that for the last June quarter there were over 1,147,393 head on feed nationally.
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What's up Skip? Fake roo meat now on the menu

NSW Government backs Australia's first stem cell-cultivated meat producer with $25,000 for commercial roo meat project
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TFI unveils new livestock certification plan

Australia's largest family-owned meat processor Thomas Foods International has launched a new livestock certification program.
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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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