Fly-in/Fly-out and Fly-over: Mining and regional development in Western Australia

@article{Storey2001FlyinFlyoutAF,
  title={Fly-in/Fly-out and Fly-over: Mining and regional development in Western Australia},
  author={Keith J. Storey},
  journal={Australian Geographer},
  year={2001},
  volume={32},
  pages={133 - 148}
}
  • K. Storey
  • Published 1 July 2001
  • Economics
  • Australian Geographer
Adoption of fly-in/fly-out (FIFO) or commute work systems in the Western Australian mining industry has increased rapidly over the last decade, with metropolitan Perth becoming the main source of labour and the base for major mining supply and service companies in the state. This situation has led to increasing concern on the part of many regional authorities about the loss of local benefits through 'fly-over' effects, and implications for regional development in their smaller resource-based… 
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