FIFO on agenda

Child Health nurse education facilitator Susan Birnie with FIFO parent Catherine Lawrence.
Child Health nurse education facilitator Susan Birnie with FIFO parent Catherine Lawrence.

Education facilitator Susan Birnie said by keeping communication open and using play to teach children about where mummy or daddy worked were some of the ways to help families adjust to the FIFO lifestyle.

‘Dads or mums have to get back into the home setting really quickly because they feel they kind of miss out, but for a lot of people this lifestyle works really well’