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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

BOM's super computer boost bolsters forecast capabilities

BOM's super computer boost bolsters forecast capabilities

The Bureau of Meteorology has made a massive investment into upgrading its computer system, which it hopes will help with forecasting.
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Beef exports drop

Beef exports drop

There is a shortage of cattle in southern parts of the country.
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Australia's new 'biothreat weapon' to be based in the NT

Australia's new 'biothreat weapon' to be based in the NT

Australia's newest weapon against biothreats to the country's agriculture industry will be based in the Northern Territory.
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Home renovators invited back to school

Home renovators invited back to school

Old country schools are the latest focus for renovators looking to craft a home in the bush.
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Demand revs up for trucks and trailers

Demand revs up for trucks and trailers

A record number of businesses bought new equipment and machinery in the 2021-2022 financial year, according to the Commonwealth Bank.
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