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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

Impressive weight gains, carcase traits in WA's Gate 2 Plate

Impressive weight gains, carcase traits in WA's Gate 2 Plate

Charolais-Angus calves from the WA College of Agriculture, Harvey, take top honours
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Home to the rich and famous built on the sheep's back

Home to the rich and famous built on the sheep's back

Wool mansion witnesses the rise and fall of the squatters and survives to tell the story
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A flood is happily coming for Cooper Creek channel country

A flood is happily coming for Cooper Creek channel country

Watch out there's a flood coming, but here in the outback that's good news.
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Dairy Symposium visits NSW Mid North Coast

Dairy Symposium visits NSW Mid North Coast

This year's DRF Symposium returns to a face-to-face format combining a series of guest speakers on day one with on-farm sessions on day two.
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Grain prices hit some headwinds

Grain prices hit some headwinds

We may be in for a period of subdued prices on CBOT wheat.
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