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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

UK beef potential left untapped, traders say it will be a 'slow burn'

UK beef potential left untapped, traders say it will be a 'slow burn'

"Everything in supermarkets has British Beef and the Union Jack emblazoned on it."
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Viterra phases out haloxyfop in canola receivals

Viterra phases out haloxyfop in canola receivals

Viterra will no longer accept canola treated with the herbicide haloxyfop.
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Cotton grower of the year nominees announced

Cotton grower of the year nominees announced

Cotton Australia has announced the finalists for its cotton grower of the year and high achiever of the year awards.
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Cotton grower of the year nominees announced

Cotton grower of the year nominees announced

Cotton Australia has announced the finalists for its cotton grower of the year and high achiever of the year awards.
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South-west dairy processor builds strong ties with farmer co-operative

South-west dairy processor builds strong ties with farmer co-operative

Farmers, processor seek to build bridges and also restore trust.
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