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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

Indonesia's foot and mouth disease outbreak increasing, with Bali on the rise

Indonesia's foot and mouth disease outbreak increasing, with Bali on the rise

Mapping provided by Indonesia authorities shows the number of foot and mouth disease cases is generally increasing.
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Cobar country soars past reserve price in online auction

Cobar country soars past reserve price in online auction

Buyers find their appetite for outback country near Cobar after missing out at auction the day before.
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Will 'lifestyle precinct' push ACC Brisbane abattoir out of town?

Will 'lifestyle precinct' push ACC Brisbane abattoir out of town?

"We think we can be there forever if we have the right businesses around us."
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Kangaroos and native animals can get FMD but risk of spread tiny

Kangaroos and native animals can get FMD but risk of spread tiny

Kangaroos and other native animals can catch foot and mouth disease, but are extremely unlikely to play any role in an outbreak, according to the scientific literature.
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Kangaroos and native animals can get FMD but risk of spread tiny

Kangaroos and native animals can get FMD but risk of spread tiny

Kangaroos and other native animals can catch foot and mouth disease, but are extremely unlikely to play any role in an outbreak, according to the scientific literature.
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