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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

Wool Industry Medal nominations open

Wool Industry Medal nominations open

The search is on for individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the wool industry.
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$68m paddock to plate tracking could add $1 billion to agriculture

$68m paddock to plate tracking could add $1 billion to agriculture

Certified "grass-fed beef" gets an additional $1 per kilogram in the US market, of which half goes back to the grower.
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Millions paid for premier NSW coastal block

Millions paid for premier NSW coastal block

Buyers agreed Turtles Crossing is one of NSW's best coastal properties after it sold at auction.
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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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