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Sea creature named after FIFO workers

A new nudibranch species discovered off the Western Australian coast has been named after fly-in fly-out workers. The Moridilla fifo is a brightly coloured orange sea slug, likened to mine workers...

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 Life Hacks: Part One

Working remotely on a mine site thousands of kilometres away from home can be hard, both physically and mentally. We have compiled a list of FIFO Life Hacks to make camp life a little easier for our...

QLD mines to end 100% FIFO under new legislation

Queensland mines will have to ditch 100% fly-in fly-out and hire locally under proposed Queensland Government legislation. Minister for State Development and Minister for Natural Resources and Mines...

FIFO worker self-harms on Perth flight

A Chevron FIFO worker harmed himself during a flight to Perth on Friday. The man, who works at Chevron’s Gorgon Project on Barrow Island, is now “stable”, according to a site notice sent by...

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Top 10 articles of 2015

As another huge year in the mining and resources industry comes to an end, we have compiled a list of the 10 most popular stories of 2015.   10. Court overturns approval of Adani’s...

FIFO worker denied compensation after workmate death

A Queensland FIFO worker has lost an appeal for workers compensation for psychological injury after witnessing his co-workers dead body wheeled away. On January 31, 2013, Mr Sansom, a Caval Ridge...

CFMEU calls on MPs to explain FIFO discrimination bill

The CFMEU have called on Central Queensland Coalition MPs Michelle Landry and George Christensen to reveal details about how their proposed amendment to the Fair Work Act 2009 would actually work to...

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