Derek Barry

Editor, the North West Star

Editor of the North West Star Mount Isa since January 2016. Prior to that, an editor at several regional southern Queensland newspaper. Passionate about telling local stories. Comes with a strange accent to due an Irish accident of birth.

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Editorial

Editorial

Editorial, Saturday September 23

Police meeting at Lake Nash

Police meeting at Lake Nash

Police travelled to Alpurrurulam to discuss cultural barriers and expectations visiting Mount Isa.

Editorial

Editorial

Editorial, Thursday September 21

Mining crucial to Cloncurry story

Mining crucial to Cloncurry story

Glencore copper boss Mike Westerman outlines the role the industry played in a speech to the C150 Mayor's luncheon.

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