Surviving the transition from FIFO to 9-5

Lots has been written about the tough adjustment to fly-in, fly-out life, but sometimes returning to "normal" work can be just as hard...    


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Healthy living guide. Step 8: be grateful

Research shows that feeling thankful can make you healthier as well as happier, so let's explore how to develop an attitude of gratitude... 


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Reader Question

FIFO partner wants me to be fully available, and won't help with the kids. Is this normal?

Q: My husband has been FIFO for a number of years now. Our last conversation he told me that I need to be fully available to him when he is home, and that he should not have to have any responsibility for housework or the kids. His says he works hard when he is away, and I don't. Yet I do work, and manage everything when he is away. Is this normal behaviour for FIFO workers? The thought of him getting home is quite depressing. What can I do?

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