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100 per cent FIFO worker ban stays in force

Legislation banning 100 per cent fly-in fly-out (FIFO) workforces at major mining projects will remain in effect across Queensland. State Deputy Premier Steven Miles confirmed a recent review...

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FIFO workers wanted for vaccine drive

Queensland’s fly-in fly-out (FIFO) workforce have been prioritised for COVID-19 vaccination. FIFO employees have been added to the Sunshine State’s 1B priority list, following the recent...

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Resource companies limit FIFO to QLD by 60 per cent

After the Brisbane lockdown lifts at 6 pm on Monday, most resource companies would continue to limit non-essential FIFO travel until January 22. Queensland Resources Council (QRC) Chief Executive Ian...

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Miners welcome WA border relaxation

The Chamber of Minerals and Energy of Western Australia (CME) welcomes announcement by the Western Australian Government of quarantine-free travel into the State from Queensland, South Australia...

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Top 6 Mining Camps in Australia

FIFO life can be different to each mining professional depending on their work structure and where they works. The shared experience of living in a mine camp can be varied based on number of site...

Social distancing takes off at Newman Airport

Social distancing takes off at Newman Airport

How do you put in place social distancing controls, in a small regional airport with up to 2000 travellers every day? You involvethe whole community. The massive improvements seen at Newman Airport...

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FIFO rosters taking toll on miners

New FIFO rosters are reportedly taking their toll on Western Australian miners according to researchers from Curtin University. As the mining industry moved to roster changes in the wake of COVID-19...

FIFO changes for COVID-19

Major swing changes to affect FIFO workers

FIFO workers COVID-19 Miners across Australia are progressively implementing plans to scale back interstate FIFO operations in the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak. Fortescue Metals Group (FMG)...

Fifo lifestyles survey information is being sought for a new book

Feedback sought for FIFO lifestyles survey

John Toomey is a wellness program provider is conducting research for a new book around FIFO lifestyles and the challenges of working FIFO. He is seeking your support for a survey. John writes…...

A new book helping children understand FIFO lifestyles has been written by a FIFO Worker

A new book to help FIFO kids understand

A new illustrated children’s book has been released by a second-generation FIFO worker. The book aims to help kids understand the challenges that dads and mums face with FIFO life. Michael...

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