FMA-NRMA Insurance Flood Risk Management Project of the Year

Floodplain Management Australia’s nation-wide Excellence Awards will publicly recognise the outstanding contribution of FMA organisations and individuals towards promoting wise land use planning, reducing flood impacts, managing flood incidents or restoring communities after a flood event.
 

The winner of the Annual FMA - NRMA Insurance Excellence Award for the Flood Risk Management Project of the Year is announced at the FMA National Conference that occurs each year.

 

This Award will be given to a project that demonstrates the highest level of achievement in areas of flood risk management including:

  • Public Benefit - projects that benefit the safety and/or sustainability of flood prone communities and/or environments;
  • Community Involvement - projects that demonstrate excellence in community engagement and education in floodplain management;
  • Innovative Solutions - projects that involve the development or implementation of innovative floodplain management methods, techniques, or research with demonstrated benefits to floodplain management practice.

 

WHAT IS THE PRIZE?

Winner - $10,000 cash prize to be used for a purpose related to flood risk management or flood risk education plus Crystal Trophy plus Luxury Hamper

Highly Commended - Two FMA National Conference and Workshop Registrations for 2020 plus Crystal Trophy plus Luxury Hamper

 

WHO IS ELIGIBLE?

Nominations are open to any current Full, Associate, Corporate, Professional, Individual or Student FMA Member. The nominated project must directly relate to flood risk management within Australia. The project should have achieved a significant milestone or preferably been completed in the preceding 12 months. Preference will be given to projects which have been fully implemented, for example works completed, planning instrument adopted, engagement plan executed. A representative of the nominated project must attend the Awards Ceremony.

 

NOMINATIONS HAVE NOW CLOSED.

 

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PAST WINNERS

2018 FMA NRMA INSURANCE FLOOD RISK MANAGEMENT PROJECT OF THE YEAR
 

WINNER
TOOWOOMBA REGIONAL COUNCIL
Toowoomba Region Floodplain Management: Safer, Stronger, More Resilient Region

HIGHLY COMMENDED
ROCKHAMPTON REGIONAL COUNCIL + AECOM
North Rockhampton Flood Mitigation Area

SPECIAL COMMENDATION
GRIFFITH CITY COUNCIL
Installing First Flood Warning System in the Mirrool Creek Catchment
 

2017 FMA NRMA INSURANCE FLOOD RISK MANAGEMENT PROJECT OF THE YEAR

WINNER
MELBOURNE WATER + BMT + DELTARES
Flood Integrated Decision Support System

HIGHLY COMMENDED
LAKE MACQUARIE CITY COUNCIL
Property Flooding Information Summary Tool

 

 

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