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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

Sustainable beef served up in style

Sustainable beef served up in style

ABSF report highlights the key areas where beef is shining in sustainability
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Toxic soil to travel 3400km for destruction

Toxic soil to travel 3400km for destruction

Thousands of tonnes of toxic soil are to be loaded into steel containers and transported from Katherine in the NT to Altona in Victoria for destruction.
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Knife roller a top addition to trailed combination cultivator-drill

Knife roller a top addition to trailed combination cultivator-drill

The addition of a forward-mounted knife roller to shred standing vegetation or tall stubble has improved the performance of Amazone's Cirrus 6003-2 folding trailed combination cultivator-drill.
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Ag minister targets meat processing issues

Ag minister targets meat processing issues

JBS Rockhampton processing plant hosts Ag Minister Murray Watt.
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Not amusing: Insurance spikes put ride operators and regional shows at risk

Not amusing: Insurance spikes put ride operators and regional shows at risk

Regional shows may look different this year as insurance increases between 400 to 800 per cent take a toll on the amusement industry.
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