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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

Beef now penetrating Chinese home cooking: Rabobank

Beef now penetrating Chinese home cooking: Rabobank

Swine fever's legacy on protein markets an opportunity for beef
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Digital tech hub to help regional Aussies get connected

Digital tech hub to help regional Aussies get connected

The one-stop-shop will help regional residents and businesses looking to expand their digital capabilities.
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Keep pasture growth under control, cattle producers told

Keep pasture growth under control, cattle producers told

Producers urged to look at crash grazing, conserving feed and resting paddocks.
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Strawberry breeding a juicy success

Strawberry breeding a juicy success

Aussie strawberry breeders are coming up with some new takes on the delicious berry.
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Weilin creditors wait til Christmas for $5.5m from crashed cotton trader

Weilin creditors wait til Christmas for $5.5m from crashed cotton trader

Southern NSW farmland and water for sale to pay part of the $22m debt left when Weilin Trade's cotton buying spree turned bad.
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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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Community Exercise Sessions in Apex Park

Walgett

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Community Exercise Sessions in Apex Park

Walgett

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Come by Chance Races

Saturday 26 September 2020

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2020

Church Services - Walgett

Each Sunday

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