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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

No growth expected in global beef consumption in year ahead Rabobank report predicts

No growth expected in global beef consumption in year ahead Rabobank report predicts

The report was released by Rabobank into the future of global beef.
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Invasive bees defy logic to build 10,000 colony strong population

Invasive bees defy logic to build 10,000 colony strong population

Invasive Asian honeybees have defied evolutionary expectations and established a thriving population in North Queensland.
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Grazed for almost a century, this coastal block is poised for development

Grazed for almost a century, this coastal block is poised for development

Little sea-side farm block at Portland ripe for subdivision.
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Queensland precision agriculture dealers recognised in Ag Leader awards

Queensland precision agriculture dealers recognised in Ag Leader awards

Two Queensland precision ag businesses have won major awards.
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