New research reveals that members of Australia’s fly-in-fly-out (FIFO) workforce suffer from stress and depression at rates far greater than the general population.

According to a new study from Edith Cowan University, people who participate in FIFO work arrangements experience depression at more than twice the rate of other Australians. The study looked at 629 FIFO workers in Western Australia and found that 28 per cent displayed marked symptoms of depression. This compares…