Mount Isa listed as Australia's most polluted town

Samantha Campbell
By Samantha Campbell
Updated May 22 2022 - 10:22pm, first published May 18 2022 - 11:56pm
Mount Isa declared Australia's biggest polluting postcode by Australian Conservation Foundation. Photo: Samantha Campbell.

Mount Isa has been named Australia's most polluted postcode, according to data from Australian Conservation Foundation.


Samantha Campbell

Samantha Campbell

Senior Journalist

Samantha Campbell (nee Walton) has worked for regional and rural publications across News South Wales, Queensland and the Northern Territory and is currently the senior journalist at the North West Star in Mount Isa. Sam enjoys family life on their cattle station with her husband and two kids and competes in local campdraft and rodeo events. Email: