FIFO Australian Community of Excellence (FACE)

FACE: FIFO Australian Community of Excellence ~ Mission to share ~ Vision to learn

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FACE contributed to the WA Legislative Assembly Health & Education Standing Committee 18.6.2015 report: ‘The Impact of FIFO Work Practice on Mental Health’. The report is available on the parliament website www.parliament.wa.gov.au  The impact of FIFO work practices on mental health final report. Please click to enlarge the word clouds for excerpts attributed to FACE.

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What is the FACE network? FACE is a non-profit association of researchers, 3D rendered illustration of puzzle pieces in shades of blue, coming together, isolated in white backgroundworkers, policy makers, service providers and community members interested in all elements of Fly-In Fly-Out (FIFO), long-distance commute work, health and lifestyle usually related to mineral and energy exploration, construction or production. As an independent multidisciplinary network, FACE has been created to promote and advance sustainable FIFO work practices via collaboration with like-minded individuals and businesses. Our organisation facilitates on-going dialogue nationally and internationally to advance knowledge through mutually beneficial relationships.

Become a free member now: Register on the FACE Network website

Paid members access additional benefits including Ask an Expert

Expertise of FACE include and extend beyond: ADesign7 hi viz worker with roll on bag at airport departures
• Fly-In Fly-Out work practices
• Emotional well-being
• Health and safety
• Industry and economics
• International issues
• Politics and policy
• Social and physical impact

What FACE membership can do for you?
• Access to evidence based research
• Business Outreach opportunities, access to new research, education on issues effecting FIFO, events including workshops and social networking function – discuss words with Exec
• Community connection and knowledge translation

The FACE network will:
1. Facilitate partnerships based on respectful reciprocal relationships
2. Provide an independent repository of FIFO/DIDO/BIBO information through our on-line library
3. Make available evidence-based FIFO data to non-tertiary stakeholders
4. Recognise Australian FIFO achievements nationally & internationally
5. Foster knowledge exchange and collaborate to produce policy
6. Maintain a register of people with expertise in mentoring and FIFO research