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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

Libs eye slash to immigration, foreign student intake

Libs eye slash to immigration, foreign student intake

The opposition is working on a policy to cut Australia's migration intake, with immigration spokesman Dan Tehan saying 1.5 million over four years is too high.
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Once-in-a-lifetime fully funded opportunity for Australian farmers

Once-in-a-lifetime fully funded opportunity for Australian farmers

A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to travel the globe in the quest for new ideas is being offered to Australian farmers.
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Scholarships awarded in memory of dairy farmers killed in lifesaving tragedy

Scholarships awarded in memory of dairy farmers killed in lifesaving tragedy

Powell Legacy Fund scholarship recipients for 2024 announced.
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Dearth of diversity stifling agrifood tech and innovation

Dearth of diversity stifling agrifood tech and innovation

Why are female founders so underrepresented in agriculture and food technology?
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Victorian farmer's retirement plans come unstuck

Victorian farmer's retirement plans come unstuck

Retirement plan to keep the house and sell the farm have failed.
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