Government puts $13.8m into the hunt for rare earth minerals

Derek Barry
By Derek Barry
Updated November 21 2019 - 5:08am, first published 4:34am
Mines Minister Anthony Lynham speaks at the Mount Isa core samples lab on Tuesday.

The John Campbell Miles drill core storage facility in Mount Isa will play a key role in a new state government funding initiative to find the minerals of the future.


Derek Barry

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 newspapers. Passionate about telling local stories. Comes with a strange accent to due an Irish accident of birth.