Walgett Website and Business Directory

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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

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'We're fighting every day' for your news

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Wave of beef to come but demand will soak it up

Wave of beef to come but demand will soak it up

Record beef production forecast for 2024 but prices will remain historically strong
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Nissan announces updated Patrol for 2022

Nissan announces updated Patrol for 2022

The Nissan Patrol is being updated for 2022.
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January wool test data lowest in a decade

January wool test data lowest in a decade

Australian wool test volumes decline as wet weather and labour shortages continue.
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All aboard - railway likely open in a week

All aboard - railway likely open in a week

The railway line between Adelaide and Tarcoola is now expected to be running in a week's time.
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