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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...

Bushfires recovery mental health and advice

Bushfires | The challenges of recovery

Recovering from natural disaster events like bushfires can be a complex and challenging journey. AMSJ spoke with Perth based Psychologist Dr. Marny Lishman about the post-disaster effects of...

Jason Tulipan discusses the issues surround FIFO Mental health and mental health issues in the sector

Mental Health within the FIFO Sector – Opinion

Opinion piece By Jason Tulipan on Mental Health in the FIFO Sector and dealing with mental health issues. I am currently a relieving Master and Chief Officer on an offshore tug working off Broome for...

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...

FIFO Mental Health is an emerging issues. Tips to improve mental health for FIFO workers

FIFO mental health

Susie Kindred, Registered Psychologist has some great self-care tips for maintaining FIFO Mental Health. Susie writes….One in five people will experience symptoms of mental illness in any one...

A touching letter from a miners wife

Letter from a miners wife to Middlemount Coal

In the fallout from the Middlemount tragedy, there are people across the wider mining industry hurting pretty badly. They’re also asking…why? Why did a husband, father, son, uncle die in...

mining training

Better Training, Better Outcomes

There is no doubt that mining is a dangerous occupation. In centuries past, the risk of death and serious injury was a very real possibility for mine workers whether they were extracting coal, metal...