Western Australia will stop all Fly-In-Fly-Out (FIFO) from NSW from Monday.
The Chamber of Minerals and Energy of Western Australia’s (CME) said the decision had been made by the WA resources sector in the interests of community safety.
CME Chief Executive Paul Everingham said the move had the support of the WA resources sector.
“The sector is very grateful for the support given to us by the WA Government, and we want to do all we can to stop the spread of COVID-19 across our sites and the wider community,” he said.
“We have been in discussion throughout the day with our members across all commodities and decided this was the best course of proactive action to take.”
WA’s biggest source of FIFO workers come from Queensland.
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