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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

More court moves trying to stop kangaroo leather trade

More court moves trying to stop kangaroo leather trade

Another court move by US animal activists trying to stop the trade in kangaroo skins.
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Coolong almost too big to sell in one chunk

Coolong almost too big to sell in one chunk

Valued at around $45 million, the vast Coolong Pastoral Portfolio near Hay in southern NSW is likely to be split back up into at least three and, maybe, four pieces.
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Bush teal wave flagged as rural independents turn seats marginal

Bush teal wave flagged as rural independents turn seats marginal

Political pundits have suggested the regions could be on the verge of their own teal wave, after several candidates fell agonisingly short of a miracle victory.
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Why ag needs to talk like city corporates to sell its good work

Why ag needs to talk like city corporates to sell its good work

Agriculture has plenty of credible stories to sell to investors and consumers, but an inconsistent approach to monitoring ESG is a risk, and a missed opportunity.
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Ten of the world's largest farms revealed

Ten of the world's largest farms revealed

Monster dairy complexes and huge cattle stations dominate our list of the biggest farm properties in the world today.
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