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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

Mental health in the spotlight at field days

Mental health in the spotlight at field days

Former Australian cricket cult hero Brad Hogg is currently touring ag field days with a deeply personal message on mental health.
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Millions paid for scarce farm land in western Vic

Millions paid for scarce farm land in western Vic

An impressive $7200 an acre was paid in the end for farm land between Casterton and Coleraine in western Victoria.
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How and why Tipperary Station keeps doing what others say can't be done

How and why Tipperary Station keeps doing what others say can't be done

"Our doors could be shut tomorrow on live exports, we have to have something else."
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Little auction interest in one of NSW's original back stations

Little auction interest in one of NSW's original back stations

One of NSW's original 'back stations' failed to attract much attention in an online auction today when the single bid of $4.55 million failed to meet the reserve.
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Feral water buffalo, pig and pest FMD outbreak risk

Feral water buffalo, pig and pest FMD outbreak risk

There should be "no false expectations" about the ability to control feral animal populations should they become involved in an exotic disease outbreak, the government's own response plan says.
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