The North West Star
Saturday, 2 December 2023

Wet season burns to be conducted along Barkly Highway following Mount Isa fire

Samantha Campbell
Updated November 14 2023 - 5:13pm, first published November 10 2023 - 1:00pm
The Department of Transport and Main Roads has confirmed it will perform wet season burns along the Barkly Highway following a fire east of Mount Isa. Photo: Samantha Campbell.
The Department of Transport and Main Roads has confirmed it will perform wet season burns along the Barkly Highway following a fire east of Mount Isa. Photo: Samantha Campbell.

The Department of Transport and Main Roads has confirmed it will perform wet season burns along the Barkly Highway between Mount Isa and Cloncurry to reduce vegetation fuel loads.

Samantha Campbell

Samantha Campbell (nee Walton) has worked for regional and rural publications across New South Wales, Queensland and the Northern Territory. She is currently writing for the North Queensland Register based in North West Queensland. Email: samantha.campbell@austcommunitymedia.com.au