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"But there are a number of Western Australians working on a fly-in, fly out basis for a range of industries, not only resources, who may now be living in Thailand or Indonesia and flying in and out of there."Dr Brown said those contracting HIV overseas were usually older, more experienced travellers who did not consider themselves at risk."The epidemiology indicates that most of the West Australians flying abroad and contracting HIV are not young, inexperienced backpackers," he said."They’re actually people who travel a lot and feel very comfortable in those countries."He said rates of infection were about the same among gay men as among heterosexuals."On the east coast, about 65-70 per cent of new infections are men who have sex with men.