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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

Growing up on dairy farm laid foundations for life in politics

Growing up on dairy farm laid foundations for life in politics

Gilmore MP Fiona Phillips applies lessons learned growing up on a dairy farm to her career in politics.
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Farmers question whether electric utes will have enough range

Farmers question whether electric utes will have enough range

Farmers question whether electronic utes will have the range to perform all the hard work need on farms on a single charge.
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Nervous farmers eye off forecast rain events

Nervous farmers eye off forecast rain events

Significant rain and storms are expected to move over the eastern states from late tomorrow with another system coming on the weekend.
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Why Ukraine war isn't igniting much price heat in topsy ag market

Why Ukraine war isn't igniting much price heat in topsy ag market

It's not just the Ukraine factor, the world hasn't produced big enough crops to satisfy global demand for some time.
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No Plan B if vote to unite cattle industry fails

No Plan B if vote to unite cattle industry fails

It is becoming clear there is no Plan B for a grassfed cattle producer's peak advocacy body should tomorrow's vote to progress Cattle Australia fall down.
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