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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

Don't suspend beef imports, PM tells China

Don't suspend beef imports, PM tells China

Rumours of a ban on Australian beef exports to China has earned a warning from the Australian Government.
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Cronin's offer versatile farming and grazing operation

Cronin's offer versatile farming and grazing operation

The Cronin brother's 2590 hectare Trundle aggregation will be auctioned online by Nutrien Harcourts on September 15.
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What's driving the cattle market's about-turn

What's driving the cattle market's about-turn

Yardings the lowest they've been in months - in some places half what is normal for this time of year.
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China beef ban rumours send industry scrambling

China beef ban rumours send industry scrambling

Inaccurate claims China had banned all Aussie, NZ beef spread around the world quickly.
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Queensland Gold Coast country presents land banking, sand mining opportunities

Queensland Gold Coast country presents land banking, sand mining opportunities

Sugarcane country situated midway between Brisbane and the Gold Coast is being presented as both a land banking opportunity and having the potential for sand mining.
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