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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

Bromadiolone permit refused

Bromadiolone permit refused

The high profile push from the NSW government to have the rodenticide bromadiolone registered for broadacre use has failed.
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Nats want regional reward for 2050 carbon deal but won't say what

Nats want regional reward for 2050 carbon deal but won't say what

"We have to square the ledger, and farmers have to be rewarded for what they've done."
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RNA Paddock to Palate weighs out of Beef City

RNA Paddock to Palate weighs out of Beef City

Next phase of RNA Paddock to Palate is now underway.
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Heavy rain kickstarts crops in western Vic, eastern SA

Heavy rain kickstarts crops in western Vic, eastern SA

Better than anticipated rainfall last week delivered up to 50mm in areas desperately waiting for a seasonal break in Victoria and SA.
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This great-grandmother is 101 and fully vaccinated

This great-grandmother is 101 and fully vaccinated

Hannah Deveson does not muck around.
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National Women's Business Scholarship. 12-month program. Apply before July 17 2020.

Scholarship

National Women's Business Scholarship

Diversity and Inclusion advocate Inspiring Rare Birds has secured funding from the Australian Government's Office for Women to support 90 National Women's Business Scholarships.

The 12-month program will support women business owners from marginal demographics by way of:

  • A hand-selected mentor to provide 2 hours of 1:1 guidance, support and accountability every month for 9 months to meet their individual goals and grow their business;
  • 8 x 1-hour Business Education Masterclasses;
  • Full support from a dedicated Rare Birds program manager;
  • Connection to a vibrant and supportive community of like-minded business owners and entrepreneurs.

Demographics supported are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander; Migrant or Refugee; Remote, Regional or Rural location; or Living with a Disability. Eligible women are encouraged to apply before July 17, 2020

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