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FIFO is a new phenomenon in the work environment that raises many questions. Press perception can direct public opinion. This Scoop examines positive vs. negative stories. Filter the articles for + or - .
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FIFO suicides: McGowan Government under fire from unions, families over mining industry reforms

FIFO suicides: McGowan Government under fire from unions, families over mining industry reforms | FIFO - Fly in Fly out workers and press perception. | Scoop.it
THE McGowan Government has come under fire from union officials and fly-in, fly-out families for “not going far enough” to protect workers’ mental health as suicides continue unabated.
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Women in rural workplaces struggle against the 'boys club' that leads to harassment

Women in rural workplaces struggle against the 'boys club' that leads to harassment | FIFO - Fly in Fly out workers and press perception. | Scoop.it
A culture of male dominance in rural Australia is a key explainer for the high rate of sexual harassment in rural workplaces.
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Methamphetamine Abuse Afflicts Western Australia Amid Mining Boom

Methamphetamine Abuse Afflicts Western Australia Amid Mining Boom | FIFO - Fly in Fly out workers and press perception. | Scoop.it
The runaway growth of the mining industry provided a combustible mix for drug addiction: an influx of young, mostly single workers with money to spend.
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Our FIFO workers are suffering. How can we help?

Our FIFO workers are suffering. How can we help? | FIFO - Fly in Fly out workers and press perception. | Scoop.it
IT WAS with a heavy heart this week that the NT News reported that a FIFO worker on Inpexs Ichthys project took his own life.
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FIFO boosts the bush, says Rio

Miner more reliant on FIFO workers from regional WA as its shaves workforce.
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How regions can persuade fly-in fly-out workers to live locally

How regions can persuade fly-in fly-out workers to live locally | FIFO - Fly in Fly out workers and press perception. | Scoop.it
Regions that offer adquate amenities for residents have the best chance of converting long-distance commuters into the sort of new residents who can sustain regional prosperity.
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The industry attracting FIFO workers

The industry attracting FIFO workers | FIFO - Fly in Fly out workers and press perception. | Scoop.it
AXED fly-in, fly-out workers are swapping bulldozers and red dirt for chefs whites and patisserie piping bags.
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Mind Over FIFO - Take Back Control & Live the Life You Actually Want

Mind Over FIFO - Take Back Control & Live the Life You Actually Want | FIFO - Fly in Fly out workers and press perception. | Scoop.it
MIND over FIFO helps workers & ex-FIFO workers to stop feeling trapped by their responsibilities, take back control, and finally feel free wherever they are.
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Pampered FIFO workers come back to earth with a bump

Pampered FIFO workers come back to earth with a bump | FIFO - Fly in Fly out workers and press perception. | Scoop.it
What was once a life of luxury in desert oases, with menus featuring crayfish and barramundi is now, thanks to the mining downturn, a bit more Spartan.
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FIFO plane fire: bad repairs blamed

FIFO plane fire: bad repairs blamed | FIFO - Fly in Fly out workers and press perception. | Scoop.it
POOR-quality repair jobs and an ineffective inspection contributed to an engine fire aboard a FIFO flight spotted ablaze over Perth, a safety report has found.
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FIFO toys traded in as mining boom ends

FIFO toys traded in as mining boom ends | FIFO - Fly in Fly out workers and press perception. | Scoop.it
Five years ago, you only had to take a drive on the freeway to see money was flowing freely.
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Pilbara left with boom hangover

Pilbara left with boom hangover | FIFO - Fly in Fly out workers and press perception. | Scoop.it
The extent of the challenge faced by post-boom WA is beginning to emerge in the Pilbara, with empty homes, big debts and taxpayer-funded white elephants.
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Aussie dad in US hangs out with his kids using a smartphone robot

Aussie dad in US hangs out with his kids using a smartphone robot | FIFO - Fly in Fly out workers and press perception. | Scoop.it
Matt Walker made the best out of a bad situation - divorce - by building a telepresence robot to hang out with his kids from halfway across the globe.

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The technology fighting mental health issues

The technology fighting mental health issues | FIFO - Fly in Fly out workers and press perception. | Scoop.it
Renee Coman is very much living in the now. Thriving in a digital landscape, this budding entrepreneur has an inherent ability to identify pain points and create viable solutions – not only for the betterment of the Sunshine Coast, but on a national and international scale. The word opportunity is defined as a time or
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'We just take the abuse, the bullying': The human cost of WA's FIFO economy

'We just take the abuse, the bullying': The human cost of WA's FIFO economy | FIFO - Fly in Fly out workers and press perception. | Scoop.it
Three years after an inquiry into the impact of fly-in, fly-out lifestyle on workers’ wellbeing, with zero of 30 recommendations implemented, the W
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FIFO worker in Qantas air-rage case bailed

FIFO worker in Qantas air-rage case bailed | FIFO - Fly in Fly out workers and press perception. | Scoop.it
Court told he assaulted two airline staff and obstructed a police officer.
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Depression is on the rise in a post-mining boom Perth

The good times are over and all that's left is a toxic environment for young people.
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What it's like to be a 'fly in, fly out' mother

What it's like to be a 'fly in, fly out' mother | FIFO - Fly in Fly out workers and press perception. | Scoop.it
With more and more jobs demanding time away from home, it’s not only fathers who are flying in and out of the nest.
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FIFO rig workers use special roster to duck tax

A drilling company is running a 183-day-a-year roster for its FIFO workers.
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Reality TV show plan to repay $190m

Reality TV show plan to repay $190m | FIFO - Fly in Fly out workers and press perception. | Scoop.it
Architect of 'Ponzi scheme' planning 'FIFO wants a wife' TV show to repay investors.
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'My life was wasting away': Aussie man's fight to help workers 'trapped in FIFO mind'

'My life was wasting away': Aussie man's fight to help workers 'trapped in FIFO mind' | FIFO - Fly in Fly out workers and press perception. | Scoop.it
A former Australian mining worker who went viral fighting to put a stop to suicides has spoken about what it is like to be "trapped in FIFO mind".
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More jobs to go in mining: NAB

More jobs to go in mining: NAB | FIFO - Fly in Fly out workers and press perception. | Scoop.it
A NAB research note predicts the mining industry will shed another 50,000 jobs.
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Fly-in, fly-out, become bus-in, bus-out as mining minnows fight the bust

Fly-in, fly-out, become bus-in, bus-out as mining minnows fight the bust | FIFO - Fly in Fly out workers and press perception. | Scoop.it
In a trash-talking spray, mining boss skites about putting his workers on buses.
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Long service leave blow to FIFO workers

Long service leave blow to FIFO workers | FIFO - Fly in Fly out workers and press perception. | Scoop.it
Thousands of offshore fly-in, fly-out construction workers could lose several years of long service leave entitlements after a court ruled they were technically ineligible.
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Uber driver exodus likely with reforms

Uber driver exodus likely with reforms | FIFO - Fly in Fly out workers and press perception. | Scoop.it
RIDE-SHARE service Uber says passengers will face long delays and four in every five of its drivers will quit if planned Barnett Government reforms are passed.
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