Scoping study: impact of fly-in fly-out/drive-in drive-out work practices on local government


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Author: Morris, Robyn


In 2011, the Commonwealth Government announced an inquiry into the use of 'fly-in, fly-out' (FIFO) and 'drive-in, drive-out' (DIDO) workforce practices in regional Australia by the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Regional Australia. The terms of reference for this inquiry were to inquire and report on: the extent and projected growth in FIFO/DIDO work practices, including in which regions and key industries this practice is utilised; costs and benefits for companies and individuals, choosing a FIFO/DIDO workforce as an alternative to a resident workforce; the effect of a...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Employment; Industry; Research; Culture and society; Governance; Demographics; Workforce development

Keywords: Work organisation; Employment pattern; Employment practice; Literature review; Local government; Social aspects; Work life balance; Feasibility study; Research needs; Regional

Geographic subjects: Western Australia; Australia; Oceania

Published: Sydney, New South Wales: Australian Centre of Excellence for Local Government, University of Technology, Sydney, 2012

Physical description: 23 p.

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Statement of responsibility: Report for Australian Centre of Excellence for Local Government prepared by Robyn Morris

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 108.891

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