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A free FIFO mental health workshop will be run in Perth for FIFO industry leaders

FIFO Mental Health Summit

The ‘FIFO Mental Health Summit by Open Up’, set to be held in East Perth on World Mental Health Day (10 Oct 2019), will feature personal presentations from Open Up founder and former FIFO worker...

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...

Fifo mental health code aims to help FIFO workers suffering mental health issues

New FIFO mental health code launched

WA’s Mines and Petroleum Minister Bill Johnston today launched Australia’s first mental health code of practice to help promote and maintain mentally healthy workplaces for FIFO workers...

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FIFO worker injured in cricket match | Compo upheld

A FIFO worker who was injured in a cricket match between shifts on a FIFO site has had a Return to WorkSA appeal (See Note 1) squashed after ReturntoWork SA sort to exclude his injury from...

gastro strikes FIFO camp

Gastro hits FIFO camp

Twenty-six FIFO workers have come down with a bout of gastro at a Western Australian mining camp over the last few days sparking fears of poor camp food hygiene, raw sewerage in drains and improper...

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Australian injury deaths too high

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) has released a new report today highlighting trends in injury deaths for the period 1999-2015 across the Australian population. Of particular...

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World Suicide Prevention Day: Mining Industry and Suicide

FIVE years after Australia celebrated its major mining boom, the industry is slowly picking up again. Mental health is now clearly on the industry radar and mining suicide prevention is more relevant...

How to persuade FIFO workers to live locally

by Riccardo Welters, Associate Professor at the College of Business, Law & Governance in James Cook University; and Christopher Nicholas, PhD Student in Resource and Labour Economics at James...

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R U OK? launch FIFO mental health campaign

Suicide prevention organisation R U OK? is urging workmates to support one another before they hit rock bottom, as part of a new campaign aimed at mental health in the fly-in, fly-out mining industry...