FIFO is needed to keep workers in Qld coal sector: QRC

FIFO is needed to keep workers in Qld coal sector: QRC

THE Queensland Resources Council has defended the rise of fly-in, fly-out operations for the state's...

Leadership

28 MAY 2014
Labor MP in hot water over FIFO comments

Labor MP in hot water over FIFO comments

QUEENSLAND Deputy Premier Jeff Seeney has verbally attacked Labor MP Jo-Ann Miller for comparing fly-in,...

Politics

22 MAY 2014
FIFO families coping with pressures

FIFO families coping with pressures

FAMILIES with a fly-in fly-out income earner have mostly adjusted to the challenges associated with the...

Leadership

21 FEBRUARY 2014
Qld's FIFO guide

Qld's FIFO guide

THE Queensland Resources Council has unveiled a guide to help new miners cope with the stresses of fly-in,...

Leadership

06 FEBRUARY 2014
FIFO's knock-on effect

FIFO's knock-on effect

RECENT research has suggested fly-in, fly-out routines are not just rattling families but whole non-mining...

Leadership

23 OCTOBER 2013
Virgin boosts Karratha flights

Virgin boosts Karratha flights

FOLLOWING the acquisition of regional player Skywest Airlines, Virgin Australia will increase direct...

Women handle FIFO well

Women handle FIFO well

WOMEN may be more mentally equipped to handle the fly-in/fly-out lifestyle, according to new research....

Leadership

02 MAY 2013
Atlas jumps to FIFO defence

Atlas jumps to FIFO defence

ATLAS Iron managing director Ken Brinsden has criticised this week's controversial fly-in-fly-out report...

Leadership

15 FEBRUARY 2013
Industry slams FIFO recommendations

Industry slams FIFO recommendations

THE mining industry has panned yesterday's scathing report into fly-in fly-out work practices, urging...

Leadership

14 FEBRUARY 2013
Companies need to show FIFO workers they care

Companies need to show FIFO workers they care

WESTERN Australia's Murdoch University released preliminary results from two fly-in, fly-out studies...

Leadership

17 DECEMBER 2012
Study moots SA FIFO hub

Study moots SA FIFO hub

THE southeast of South Australia is being promoted as a logical location to recruit trade, engineering...

Politics

23 AUGUST 2012
Air bridge to Africa

Air bridge to Africa

AIRLINE group Air France KLM is targeting Australia's resources sector for flights to Africa's oil, gas...