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BHP workers

Stranded FIFO workers report working extended rosters

Remote mine personnel have complained about employers increasing the number of days they are scheduled to work due to state border restrictions. Thousands of fly-in fly-out (FIFO) workers are unable...

Granites Gold Mine

FIFO worker passes COVID to family members

A remote mine employee transmitted the highly infectious Delta strain to his immediate family members. The wife and daughter of a fly-in fly-out (FIFO) worker, who contracted coronavirus (COVID-19)...

BHP FIFO workers

Thousands of FIFO mine workers wanted

Mining companies are desperately trying to fill a large number of remote jobs that no one is available to perform. The resources sector needs to hire a further 40,000 workers between now and 2023...

Andrew Forrest

Mining magnate censured for criticising fossil fuels

An iron ore mogul was widely rebuked after suggesting everyone who works for the resources industry is behind the times. Andrew Forrest unleashed an angry tirade against industry peers at the 2021...

Monadelphous workers

FIFO employees told to voluntarily live close to work

A construction, maintenance and industrial service provider is giving workers who normally live interstate the option to temporarily move to a residential roster due to the pandemic. Monadelphous...