Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Sunday (Maroochydore, Australia)

Iraqi Job Beckons Grey Nomad from Bundaberg

Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Sunday (Maroochydore, Australia)

Iraqi Job Beckons Grey Nomad from Bundaberg

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SPENDING 28 days working in one of the most dangerous countries in the world is not likely to be a restful time for Mike Hanlon.

But the Bundaberg man is looking forward to his adventure in Iraq and says he does not expect things to be as bad as they appear to outsiders.

Mr Hanlon has spent three years working in the Middle East, based in Abu Dhabi, doing consultancy work.

His latest challenge is a contract to work with one of the international oil companies moving back into Iraq.

aThe thing that causes the most oil company deaths is road accidents,a Mr Hanlon said. aI'll be doing safety consulting and driver training for the 28 days.a

He plans to fly into Basra, in the south of the country, as soon as he receives his visa.

The problems with getting a visa are due to Iraq's inefficient bureaucracy. …

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