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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...

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...

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DMP develops guide to help manage psychosocial risks

A new audit and accompanying guide developed by the Department of Mines and Petroleum (DMP) will help to identify and manage psychosocial risks in Western Australia’s resources industry. DMP...

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...

QRC launches Mental Health Blueprint

The Queensland Resources Council has launched a landmark Blueprint for Mental Health and Wellbeing as a guide for best practice for the sector that employs tens of thousands of Queenslanders. QRC...