With the November, 2014 G20 meeting done and dusted, WOW’s resident historian, Professor Bradley Bowden, and colleague, Dr Andrea Insch (University of Otago, NZ) set about understanding the role of 34 years’ of rebranding strategy in transforming Brisbane into a global city. But what does this have to do with the world of work you […]
Tony Makin, Griffith University In this ‘Economy in transition’ series, we explore the new economy facing Australia and the opportunities available to help the country shift from a minerals-led powerhouse, to a smart competitor in emerging global sectors. Today, we look at the sectors expected to lead Australia’s “pivot” from mining. It’s no secret the […]
It is increasingly claimed that mining industry employment, especially “Fly-in Fly-out” (FIFO) work, may be associated with a heightened risk of suicide, AISRAP intend to find out if it's true.
Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing
Uncontrollable shift patterns in the mining and energy sector may have far-reaching implications for the physical and psychological health of industry workers, a newly-released report says. Researchers at Griffith University today released preliminary findings of the Australian Coal and Energy Survey. They highlight the mixed experiences of workers in the sector. The first wave of […]