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This website is designed to assist new and existing members of the Walgett community to access information about the town and area.

The site is designed to be comprehensive and not just provide information on accommodation etc, but will list all facets of the community. In most areas of the site you will see a Print Version button (usually in the top right hand corner) which will provide a printer friendly version for your use.

Please take the time to have a look around, the navigation buttons on the top of this page should assist you in finding what you are most interested in, and if there is any further information you require, please do not hesitate to use the contact information to find what you need.

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Name: Walgett Shire
Population: 8,283
Size of Shire: 22,000 sq km+
Towns and Villages: Walgett, Lightning Ridge, Collarenebri, Carinda, Burren Junction, Rowena, Grawin, Cumborah, Come By Chance, Glengarry, Sheepyard & Cryon.
Climate: Mean maximum temperature: 27.2°C
Mean minimum temperature: 12.7°C
Mean yearly rainfall: 511mm
Elevation: 133 metres (Walgett)
Main Industry: Agriculture – cereal/crops; Wool & Sheep, Opal mining and Services industries, Tourism
Statistics provided by Bourke Shire Council from ABS Data

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