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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

$66m move combines state river models for better basin transparency

$66m move combines state river models for better basin transparency

The nation's river models will be integrated into one system, in a $66-million move to increase transparency within the Murray-Darling Basin.
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Bank closures 'rob towns of new beginning'

Bank closures 'rob towns of new beginning'

The federal government's Regional Banking Taskforce has received more than 400 written submissions.
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Widespread rain expected for northern and central Australia

Widespread rain expected for northern and central Australia

The eight-day forecast shows rain is expected for most of Australia and it is hoped this will build on good grass growing rain many regions have already received.
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Applications open for next round of MLA Ambassadors program

Applications open for next round of MLA Ambassadors program

Call out for red meat workers with a passion for telling the good story
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Red Angus cow sells for $7250

Red Angus cow sells for $7250

Riddells Creek stud buys Red Angus cow for more than $7000
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