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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

Barley crop-topping permit expires

The temporary APVMA permit for the use of glyphosate as a late-season desiccant on feed barley crops has expired.
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Feedlots a challenge in north

Nuffield scholar Stewart Borg says a feedlot industry in northern Australia could work - despite some key hurdles.
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Global Table conference to highlight foods future

It's described as the biggest food industry conference in Australia, and it's attracted a quality cast of speakers
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EU consultations welcomed by red meat taskforce

Public consultations on Geographic Indications as part of Australia's free trade negotiations with the EU have been welcomed by MLA.
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Drought lures extra value to stock feeding regimes

The big dry has opened the gate to new market opportunities for stockfeed makers and livestock producers
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Connected Communities St Joseph’s Walgett

Published on Thursday, August 08, 2019

Connected Communities St Joseph’s Walgett

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