Walgett Website and Business Directory

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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

'Hyperactive' 80-yr-old vet retires to run two dairy farms

Legendary dairy vet Jakob Malmo has 'retired' at 80 to run two large dairy farms in the Macalister Irrigation District.
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Australia's oldest dairy leads with renewable cartons

Brownes Dairy will replace their existing milk cartons with an Australian first - a carton package made entirely from plant-based, renewable materials.
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Why farmers should avoid magic and opt for science

Comment: Too much attention is placed on fads say agribusiness consultants, Phil Holmes and Ian McLean.
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Drought bites harder at ag processing sector jobs

Irrigation sector employers are tipping more belt tightening as the droughty season ahead looks set to deliver near-record summer harvest lows
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Drought bites harder at ag processing jobs

Irrigation sector employers are tipping more belt tightening as the droughty season ahead looks set to deliver near-record summer harvest lows
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2019

Burren Junction Touch Competition starts 21 October.

Holidays are the best but they are sadly coming to an end. 
Our Summer Touch Comp will start on the second Monday of school term, 21st October and registrations will close next week so we can have time to organise teams. 
Don’t forget to register this week.
Junior, Women and Men’s competitions.
Please tag friends who might be keen.

https://membership.sportstg.com/regoform.cgi?formID=90203

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22

Oct

2019

Walgett Little Athletics Tuesday Nights starts 20 August

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Oct

2019

North West Plains Sustainability Group present Regenerative Grazing at Junction City Hotel Burren Junction.

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Oct

2019

Northwest Vertebrate Pest Control Training - WALGETT and Narrabri

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23

Oct

2019

Narrabri Stock Sale Day

NARRABRI STOCK SALE DAY

For further information, please visit Councils website
www.narrabri.nsw.gov.au/index.cfm?page_id=1125

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