Walgett Website and Business Directory

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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

Fine fashion future for Vanessa's knitwear

Fine fashion future for Vanessa's knitwear

A trip to prestigious Italian spinning mills has taken wool grower Vanessa Bell one step closer to the launch of her knitwear line.
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ACT government sets end date for wood heaters

ACT government sets end date for wood heaters

The government will develop a plan to phase out wood heaters.
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AusNet says sorry for entering Victorian farm land

AusNet says sorry for entering Victorian farm land

The latest power line furore has Victorian farmers worried their tractors and even fire trucks would now be banned from crossing their own land.
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Century of ownership by Wegner family and now farm is off to auction

Century of ownership by Wegner family and now farm is off to auction

The Wegner family is farewelling a century of farming in the southern Flinders Ranges.
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