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

Ukraine/Russian tensions cause market volatility

Ukraine/Russian tensions cause market volatility

Global wheat prices rallied sharply last week on the back of tensions between Ukraine and Russia.
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Banned corn snakes keep popping up around Australia

Banned corn snakes keep popping up around Australia

Another American corn snake has been seized by Australian biosecurity officers.
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Cattle supply squeeze sorted

Cattle supply squeeze sorted

Better seasonal conditions and limited processor competition has cut saleyard supply so far this year, but that could be about to change next week.
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Mango company puts growers on billboards

Mango company puts growers on billboards

Sydney and Melbourne motorists have seen some new mango smiles this summer.
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Three more Hancock stations go under contract

Three more Hancock stations go under contract

There are now just two properties left for sale as part of Gina Rinehart's massive station selloff.
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