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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

Focus on Australia's role in SE Asia's food security

Focus on Australia's role in SE Asia's food security

A parliamentary committee will examine the role Australian agriculture has to play in the Southeast Asian market, and how it can support food security.
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Managing RLEM resistance through information

Managing RLEM resistance through information

Farmers are urged to rely less on chemical for RLEM management.
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Western Downs farming, grazing country makes $1720/acre at auction

Western Downs farming, grazing country makes $1720/acre at auction

Western Downs farming and grazing property Allhambe has sold at auction for $1720/acre.
Wednesday, February 28, 2024/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1156)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Gold rush town's last laugh as abandoned block beats asking price

Gold rush town's last laugh as abandoned block beats asking price

Little bush block in central Victoria finds a keen new buyer.
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Terminal problems causing "pain" for regional agriculture exporters

Terminal problems causing "pain" for regional agriculture exporters

Price hikes and terminal bottlenecks are cutting into the bottom line of regional exporters who are "hurting big time."
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