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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

SA floods after 'extreme', record-breaking rainfall event

SA floods after 'extreme', record-breaking rainfall event

Some areas across SA have received more than their annual average rainfall in one weekend, as widespread torrential rain causes localised flooding.
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Grass-fed lobby group consultation about to get underway

Grass-fed lobby group consultation about to get underway

Cattle Council, Rabobank, organic labels and biosecurity
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Torrential rainfall cuts roads

Torrential rainfall cuts roads

Some areas across SA have received more than their annual average rainfall in one weekend, as widespread torrential rain causes localised flooding.
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TR4-resistant banana research goes on

TR4-resistant banana research goes on

Developing an acceptable TR4-resistant banana is a long, costly process.
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Sensor technology a boost for cattle health

Sensor technology a boost for cattle health

Cattle rumination sensor breakthrough at CQUniversity
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