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 Floodplain Management Australia - NRMA Insurance Excellence Award for the Flood Risk Management Project of the Year will be announced at the 2018 FMA National Conference at Gold Coast.


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.



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 2019 plus Crystal Trophy plus Luxury Hamper



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 been completed or achieved a significant milestone in the preceding 12 months. A representative of the nominated project must attend the Awards Ceremony.



Please see the Information Sheet for full details on selection Criteria.



Download and read the Information Sheet.

Download and complete the Nomination Form. (Please save your Nomination Form to your computer before entering in your information. Do not complete form in browser.)

Upload your completed Nomination Form and supporting photographs at the FMA Excellence Awards page.


Nominations close Friday 6 April 2018