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What Happens When Cars Drive Through Moving Flood Water? - 2nd February 2020
In nearly every flood event we hear of motorists entering floodwaters, risking not only their own lives but those of passengers and rescue personnel.
Want to Visit the UNSW Water Research Laboratory? - 1st February 2020
The NSW/ACT Chapter Workshop on Thursday 20 February will be a visit to the Water Research Laboratory (WRL) at Manly Vale to view physical models, project displays and field equipment. The Laboratory is part of the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of NSW Sydney, and is one of the biggest scientific and engineering facilities in Australia.
Toowoomba Conference Update - 31st January 2020
Did you know that the 2020 FMA National Conference in Toowoomba is only 15 weeks away? With organisation well underway to ensure this Conference is FMA's best yet, we have the absolute pleasure of announcing that the Insurance Council of Australia has come onboard again as Platinum Sponsor.
Townsville Workshop Presentations Available - 27th January 2020
This past November, as you may know, FMA ventured to Townsville for it's second-ever regional Meeting for a day packed with incredibly illuminating information regarding the devastating 2019 February monsoon floods.
Season's Greetings - 4th December 2019
FMA would like to wish you Happy Holidays and a wonderful new year.
Young Floodplain Managers Network Update - 3rd December 2019
Young Floodplain Managers (YFM) recently partnered with Catchment Simulation Solutions, GRC Hydro, GLN Planning, and WMAwater to hold the first annual YFM End of Year Networking event.
NSW/ACT Chapter Meeting in Sydney - 2nd December 2019
The well attended Sydney FMA Meeting at the Bureau of Meteorology heard Communications Director Sue Ribbons extol the virtues of fabulous new Teaching Resources that are now available online for Secondary and Primary school students as part of the Water in the World curriculum (at this link on the SES website.)
Regional Meeting in Townsville a Success - 2nd December 2019
FMA held it’s second ever regional meeting in Townsville on the 14th November with a full room, some familiar faces and some new to FMA.
2020 Conference Update: Registrations Now Open! - 1st December 2019
Registrations for the 2020 FMA National Conference in Toowoomba are now open!
FMA Brisbane Meeting Roundup - 1st December 2019
FMA met on the 13th November at the AECOM building in Brisbane to convene it’s November Queensland Chapter Meeting.

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