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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

Experts advise producers to 'strike now' for optimal blowfly resistance

Experts advise producers to 'strike now' for optimal blowfly resistance

Experts urge producers to "understand dicyclanil resistance" in order to achieve the longest period of protection possible.
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Millions of dollars still changing hands for farms

Millions of dollars still changing hands for farms

Several farms changed hands across Victoria late last week through public auctions but they're keeping this year's harvest.
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$1m to fund a new breed of farmers

$1m to fund a new breed of farmers

Trial program to get unemployed youths onto farms.
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Agents say big Riverina winery has improved with age

Agents say big Riverina winery has improved with age

Big Riverina winery is hoping buyers can see it has improved with age.
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Orders for live-ex cattle to Indonesia start to flow again

Orders for live-ex cattle to Indonesia start to flow again

Offers have hit $4.70/kg ex-Darwin and $4.40 ex-Charters Towers.
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