"We thought Daddy worked on an aeroplane"

A beautiful new children's book is strengthening connections among FIFO families by helping kids to better understand what life's like when you work away...    

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Mums-to-be needed for study into pregnancy and FIFO

Researchers at the University of Western Australia in Perth are studying how the FIFO lifestyle affects pregnancy...    

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Easing FIFO pressures on those left at home

Hey FIFO workers – want to make life a little easier for your partner back home? Here's how...    

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Reader Question of the month

How do I deal with constant negativity on the mine site?

I have worked in the industry for a while now and my question is how to cope with the negativity, judgements and back-stabbing that goes on. The constant countdown of days before you get to go on leave. Yes, it’s Ground Hog day every day and there will always be people you don't get on with, but sometimes I just want to tell them all to "Shut the 'F' up get over yourselves" and realise that we are here for two weeks together regularly. And if you have nothing nice to say, then don't. :-)

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