Kalgoorlie council draws line in the sand as FIFO fight heats up

THE City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder has taken aim at mining giant Rio Tinto for its PR campaign spruiking the enormous benefits its fly-in, fly-out program brings to regional towns and cities; with councillors passing a motion to fight the negative effects of the practice they claim is hampering the town’s growth.

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Kalgoorlie misses out on the FIFO benefits

According to the council, FIFO is having a detrimental effect on Kalgoorlie at a time when the economy in Western Australia is thriving and the state government is not responding to the issue.