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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

Meat industry gears up to take on the critics

Meat industry gears up to take on the critics

Speaker after speaker at Beef Australia this week have urged producers to take on a vocal anti-meat lobby.
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Supply chain congestion

Supply chain congestion

Wool dumping facility closure causing major congestion in wool supply chain.
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Mouse woes continue with contamination, yield issues

Mouse woes continue with contamination, yield issues

There have been issues with mouse droppings contaminating recently harvested sorghum, while there has also been yield damage.
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Money for bush in the budget as Aussies move away from cities

Money for bush in the budget as Aussies move away from cities

Almost 43,000 more people went from the city to the country last year, more than double that in 2019.
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Coles signs landmark deal with Queensland beef processor

Coles signs landmark deal with Queensland beef processor

Supermarket heavyweight Coles has signed a deal to process livestock at Teys Australia's Beenleigh processing facility in Queensland.
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National Women's Business Scholarship. 12-month program. Apply before July 17 2020.

Scholarship

National Women's Business Scholarship

Diversity and Inclusion advocate Inspiring Rare Birds has secured funding from the Australian Government's Office for Women to support 90 National Women's Business Scholarships.

The 12-month program will support women business owners from marginal demographics by way of:

  • A hand-selected mentor to provide 2 hours of 1:1 guidance, support and accountability every month for 9 months to meet their individual goals and grow their business;
  • 8 x 1-hour Business Education Masterclasses;
  • Full support from a dedicated Rare Birds program manager;
  • Connection to a vibrant and supportive community of like-minded business owners and entrepreneurs.

Demographics supported are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander; Migrant or Refugee; Remote, Regional or Rural location; or Living with a Disability. Eligible women are encouraged to apply before July 17, 2020

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