Walgett is a town in northern New South Wales, Australia, and the seat of Walgett Shire. It is near the junctions of the Barwon and Namoi Rivers and the Kamilaroi and Castlereagh Highways. In 2011, the town of Walgett had a population of 2,267 including 1,004 Indigenous persons and 1,073 non-Indigenous Australian-born persons. The balance of the population was born overseas.
Harley Hickey travelled for 10 hours from Walgett to join an estimated 20,000 students who skipped school on Friday to gather at Sydney's Town Hall and call for political action on climate change, as.. The Age - Published