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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

JBS Scone and Beef City abattoirs recycle emissions into energy

JBS Scone and Beef City abattoirs recycle emissions into energy

JBS Australia has commissioned an $11.1 million project to run two of its abattoirs on biogas.
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Deforestation and beef: EU laws, Greens claims and whether woody weeds are forest

Deforestation and beef: EU laws, Greens claims and whether woody weeds are forest

"There are definitions and criteria around deforestation yet to be hammered out but where this falls will have big implications to beef."
Sunday, May 26, 2024/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (22)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Young stock data focus helps boost BPI

Young stock data focus helps boost BPI

Andrew Rushton, wife Jess, children Brodie, 4, and Grace, 2, own and operate Benlock Jerseys with his parents, Bryan and Lee.
Sunday, May 26, 2024/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (34)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Offers of more than $12m for quality farming, grazing country | Video

Offers of more than $12m for quality farming, grazing country | Video

Offers of more than $12 million are being sought on the 9626 acre farming and grazing property Midgee.
Sunday, May 26, 2024/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (42)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Does the UN definition of forest include livestock country? FAO's answer here

Does the UN definition of forest include livestock country? FAO's answer here

If we get this wrong, "kiss a large proportion of Australian cattle herd goodbye".
Sunday, May 26, 2024/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (63)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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