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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

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Big Australian-South African macadamia partnership breaks up

Big Australian-South African macadamia partnership breaks up

The Marquis Macadamias joint venture between South African and Australian growers ends.
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Beware the 'bonkers' soil carbon rate claims; here's what you can count on

Beware the 'bonkers' soil carbon rate claims; here's what you can count on

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Improved beef powerhouse with irrigation and dryland cropping

Improved beef powerhouse with irrigation and dryland cropping

Widgewa is a beef production powerhouse, underpinned by both irrigated and dryland cropping.
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AI helps to transform agriculture

AI helps to transform agriculture

AI is helping to transform agriculture in a number of ways.
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