Walgett Website and Business Directory

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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

Stone Axe repeats Wagyu branded beef win | Photos

Stone Axe repeats Wagyu branded beef win | Photos

Stone Axe Pastoral has again won the Wagyu branded beef competition.
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Basin tension highlighted as states agree to water project rescope

Basin tension highlighted as states agree to water project rescope

The nation's water ministers walked away with very different opinions about how the emergency Murray-Darling Basin Plan meeting went.
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Lots of fun for kids on Beef 2021 agenda

Lots of fun for kids on Beef 2021 agenda

A packed program will help keep kids entertained during Beef Australia 2021, making the event a smorgasbord of fun for the whole family.
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Regional jobs boom to help fuel move from city to country

Regional jobs boom to help fuel move from city to country

A boom in job vacancies across regional Australia will help fuel the continued shift of people from cities to the country.
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Tapping into northern lotfeeding potential

Tapping into northern lotfeeding potential

Rabo young ambassador and Nuffield Stewart Borg on feed and shelter options for grain-fed in the tropics.
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