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New Acland

New Acland mine calls for greater mental health awareness

New Hope Group’s New Acland mine in Queensland, in partnership with Lifeline Darling Downs has raised funds to heighten community awareness on the importance of mental health and wellbeing. A month...

mental health

Gold Road responds to Australia’s mental health concerns

Almost 100 per cent of Gold Road Resources’ leaders and 80 per cent of its employees have been certified in mental health first aid. Gold Road has been recognised with gold accreditation from Mental...

FIFO workers

Bullying, burnout in line for change among FIFO workers

Rates of psychological distress, workplace bullying and burnout are significantly higher among fly-in fly-out (FIFO) workers than their non-FIFO counterparts, one of Australia’s most comprehensive...

mental health

Free Apps to help miners stay on top of mental health

It seems a little bizarre but there’s just about an app for everything these days. After a week of reading about World Mental Health Day and the importance of maintaining mental health it occurred to...

mental health mining

4 Ways to Look After Your Mining Colleagues

Being in the mining and resources industry, there is doubt you have heard about, spoken about or even experienced first-hand, the dangers the industry has on your mental health.

Support the #HardHatsStrongMinds campaign

Did you know the most likely cause of death of men under 45 years of age is suicide? The mining industry is a male-dominated one, and while our miners wear hard hats, steel caps and protective gear...

FIFO Workers

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...

FIFO partners more likely to be depressed, study says

Partners of fly-in fly-out workers have higher levels of emotional problems than other parents in the community, and are at a greater risk of using harsh discipline with their children, University of...

FIFO work and mental health drugs

A FIFO Addiction

Mine workers and FIFO camps go hand in hand. But turning to drugs and alcohol to cope with the isolation that comes with fly-in fly-out work. The Mental Illness Fellowship of Queensland CEO Tony...