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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

Family decides to auction their Upper Murray farm after 170 years

Family decides to auction their Upper Murray farm after 170 years

Good buyer interest already for this Tooma district property.
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Australia, Indonesia celebrate 10 year red meat, live cattle partnership

Australia, Indonesia celebrate 10 year red meat, live cattle partnership

Australia and Indonesia have celebrated a hugely successful 10 year red meat, live cattle partnership at a conference in Jakarta.
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Movement in the mutton space

Movement in the mutton space

The national mutton indicator has been back above 300c over the past fortnight.
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Government's first round of connectivity program closes - but more to come

Government's first round of connectivity program closes - but more to come

The first round of on farm connectivity funding has now closed.
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Weather systems set to kick cropping season into gear

Weather systems set to kick cropping season into gear

Farmers through southern and western regions are closely monitoring rain fronts set to commence from Thursday onwards.
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