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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

Busy on the harvest, but selling for above $6.5m when it's done

Busy on the harvest, but selling for above $6.5m when it's done

Offers above $6.5m are expected once harvest is sorted for Quambatook mixed farming country.
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Busy on the harvest, but selling for above $6.5m when it's done

Busy on the harvest, but selling for above $6.5m when it's done

Offers above $6.5m are expected once harvest is sorted for Quambatook mixed farming country.
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Fungal disease slashing wheat yields

Fungal disease slashing wheat yields

Wheat yields are down up to 70 per cent on expectations in some cases as the extent of the damage of the stripe rust epidemic presents.
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Not enough consistent water for Bradfield Scheme, state panel finds

Not enough consistent water for Bradfield Scheme, state panel finds

An independent expert panel established by the Queensland government to assess the viability of a Bradfield or similar scheme for Queensland has concluded that it would not be feasible.
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Dartmouth Dam's history-making spill is almost over

Dartmouth Dam's history-making spill is almost over

Dartmouth Dam's history-making spill is days from ending but too late for devastated flooded downstream communities.
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