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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

Researchers make barley rust breakthrough

Researchers make barley rust breakthrough

A Vietnamese researcher studying in Australia on a scholarship has made an important breakthrough in better understanding barley rust.
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Almost $40,000 an acre paid for two small grazing blocks

Almost $40,000 an acre paid for two small grazing blocks

Two small grazing blocks on the outskirts of Geelong have sold for more than $7.5 million as red hot demand for rural lifestyle blocks shows no signs of slowing.
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Sprayer upgrade a top choice for Rutledge family

Sprayer upgrade a top choice for Rutledge family

NSW farmer Scott Rutledge is a convert when it comes to the benefits using a front-mounted, self-propelled sprayer provides.
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More work need to make EU and India trade deals look good for ag

More work need to make EU and India trade deals look good for ag

The new Trade Minister has flagged free-trade agreements with the European Union and India as top priorities, but the agriculture industry has warned there was substantial work to make the deals desirable.
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Key bodies join forces to battle food security risks

Key bodies join forces to battle food security risks

The Food Industry Alliance has been formed between associations across the food supply chain.
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