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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

Push to move Ukrainian grain west through Europe

Push to move Ukrainian grain west through Europe

The west is trying to set up systems that allow more Ukrainian grain onto the world market but the loss of Black Sea is hard to replace.
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China presence hints at hope on barley front

China presence hints at hope on barley front

Official Chinese attendance at an Aussie-run webinar into the use of barley was seen as a positive sign for Australian barley exporters.
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Retailer tackles sustainability

Retailer tackles sustainability

Morrisons supermarkets announced on May 31 its Sustainable Beef and Lamb Scheme.
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Holograms of high-risk items warn airport arrivals in biosecurity trial

Holograms of high-risk items warn airport arrivals in biosecurity trial

Holograms of high-risk items would quickly catch the eye of new arrivals waiting to pick up their baggage.
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La Nina stalls for now but wet weather to continue

La Nina stalls for now but wet weather to continue

La Nina is gone for now but 50/50 chance it will return in a few months.
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