LOST MINERS - The tragic toll of FIFO work in Australia

 

Producers: Joel Tozer & Lanneke Hargreaves
Design: Gabriel Virata
Cinematography: Daniel Hartley-Allan, Miles Bence
Editor: Daniel Hartley-Allan

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Everyday thousands of Australians fly in and out of remote mining sites to work in one of the nation's most profitable industries. But workers say punishing rosters and long periods away from home are taking a toll with a growing number of FIFO workers taking their own lives.


Aired on The Feed - SBS2
Duration: 24:39 minutes
Televised date: 14th April, 2015