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Taking action for mental health

Safety Mate has launched their new Black Dog Stream EVO safety glasses to support the work of the Black Dog Institute Did you know that 20% of Australians will experience symptoms of mental illness...

Miners make mates’ mental health a priority

Miners make mates’ mental health a priority

Mining workers are being trained to check in on their mates if they suspect mental ill-health, as COVID-19 disruptions to employment and social routines increase pressure on Australians. Amid an...

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...

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...

Waiting for the axe to fall

Waiting for the axe to fall

Uncertainty is a crippling and debilitating thing, and sadly these days many people are finding themselves in exactly that state in the workplace, Mental Illness Fellowship of Queensland’s Tony...

lost at sea

Lost at sea

In an act of courage powered by a desperate plee for change, marine superintendent Jason Tulipan shares the story of how his mental illness caused him to lose everything and find rock bottom, and how...

GiftBox: To the donga, with love

When you’re thousands of kilometres away from your family, a quick call to say ‘goodnight’ can be shattered by the no signal symbol flashing up on your mobile phone. The difficulties of FIFO work has...

beyondblue joins forces with unions

A new beyondblue training package has been successfully piloted by the Forest Products Division of the CFMEU to help delegates reach out to workers who may be experiencing depression or anxiety. The...

Mental health focus at safety conference

The Queensland Mining Industry Health and Safety Conference, held in Townsville this week, saw more than 500 delegates gather, with one word on their lips: safety. Featuring three days of safety...

AMSJ April 2022