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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

Fonterra slices its forecast NZ farmgate milk price again

Fonterra slices its forecast NZ farmgate milk price again

The whole milk powder price fell 10.9 per cent at the August 15 auction.
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Live sheep ban sets dangerous social license precedent: GPA

Live sheep ban sets dangerous social license precedent: GPA

Grain Producers Australia have thrown their support behind WA sheep producers, arguing a ban on live sheep exports will be bad news for the whole of agriculture.
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Lots of history with sale of two farm blocks on YP

Lots of history with sale of two farm blocks on YP

Demand for add-on cropping blocks like these has been red hot on the Yorke Peninsula.
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Research hub to help sesame street ahead

Research hub to help sesame street ahead

Researchers are upbeat about the prospects of sesame as a hardy, high value crop for northern Australia.
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Dairy's newest milk quality experts complete milk quality program

Dairy's newest milk quality experts complete milk quality program

Elevated counts cost Australian farmers about $42.6 million annually.
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