Walgett Website and Business Directory

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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

New national beekeeper award announced for top achievers

New national beekeeper award announced for top achievers

Australia is looking for its best in bees.
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North Coast farmers swim to safety in floods

North Coast farmers swim to safety in floods

As rain continues to the batter the north coast of NSW and flood water ravages the region, primary producers are frantically shifting livestock to higher ground.
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Defence Minister's GoFundMe raises questions about govt flood response

Defence Minister's GoFundMe raises questions about govt flood response

The Defence Minister was hit with a barrage of questions on his Facebook page, suggesting the fundraiser wouldn't be necessary if the government's response to natural disasters was sufficient.
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Final straw for export hay maker

Final straw for export hay maker

Failed export hay maker is being wound up by creditors.
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Remote monitoring gear booms on cattle stations

Remote monitoring gear booms on cattle stations

Livestock, water monitoring tech companies expand globally
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