As discussed in my ‘What is a Fly-In Fly-Out Worker?’ blog, away workers extend far beyond the realms of the FIFO community. Further to this, it is not just men who up and leave their partners, families and friends to pursue a career. All industries that survive and revolve around sending workers away from their […]
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Entries by Regan
In my experience, staying fit and healthy is the key to getting the most from life. I know when I am feeling fit and healthy – the air is fresher, the sky is bluer, obstacles are challenges and there are more solutions than problems. The world is just such a better place. A key to feeling […]
I was 21 when I first decided to work away from home. I accepted a job with the Electricity Supply Authority on the eastern outskirts of Central Queensland. The job location was only a 500km drive from my home town but with a population of less than 500 and no bakeries for 80km it was […]
Having been in the FIFO game for the last 6 years, working away from home has become part of my “normal”. Even to the extent that when I am home on R&R I am asked “so when do you fly home?” It’s a sad state of affairs really. But before my time as a FIFO […]
In my first blog entry I touched on what working FIFO and away from home means to me. I noted some of the opportunities and challenges myself and most away workers face when they leave home to make a living. For me there is no doubt these opportunities and challenges also exist in locally based […]
PHOTO CREDIT: Fly in fly out workers Making a living working away from home… What does that mean? For some it means more money, for others adventure, or an opportunity to expand their career horizons; but for the majority of people it is a foreign concept or a journey that is only heard about on the […]