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

AWI looks at priorities to develop next three-year plan

AWI looks at priorities to develop next three-year plan

Ideas of what life will look at post-COVID will help shape Australian Wool Innovation's next strategic plan.
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'$126m Murrumbidgee Irrigation upgrade most expensive water in basin'

'$126m Murrumbidgee Irrigation upgrade most expensive water in basin'

Murrumbidgee infrastructure upgrade under fire from environment groups
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'$126m Murrumbidgee Irrigation upgrade most expensive water in basin'

'$126m Murrumbidgee Irrigation upgrade most expensive water in basin'

Murrumbidgee infrastructure upgrade under fire from environment groups
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Funding boost for agtech businesses approaching commercialisation

Funding boost for agtech businesses approaching commercialisation

The federal government is committing $12.2 million in funding to entrepreneurs around the country, including some in the agtech industry.
Wednesday, January 19, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (96)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Scramble for live-ex cattle pushes rates past $5/kg

Scramble for live-ex cattle pushes rates past $5/kg

Tender being set up for exporters to bid on small number of available cattle
Tuesday, January 18, 2022/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (112)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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