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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

Crop export values to drop

The total value of Australia's cropping exports is expected to drop to levels not seen for at least five years due to the drought.
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The new ways beef is making its way onto menus

Cut-by-cook, subprimals and brands open doors but all are underpinned by quality eating promise
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Registrations open for Hort Connections 2020

Hort Connections 2020 will take place in Brisbane next year.
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Outback tourism partners with #buyfromthebush

In a first for regional tourism, the Outback Queensland Tourism Association has partnered with #buyfromthebush to offer western Queensland accommodation and experiences.
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No stone left unturned

The Brook family was thrown a curve ball in more ways than one when part of the roof of the historic Cordillo Downs woolshed was blown off in a storm late in 2017.
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Connected Communities St Joseph’s Walgett

Published on Thursday, August 08, 2019

Connected Communities St Joseph’s Walgett

Event date: 8/8/2019 Export event

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