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Select Committee Report on the Proposal to Raise Warragamba Dam - 4th November 2021
The Interim Report of the NSW Legislative Council Select Committee on the Proposal to Raise the Warragamba Dam Wall has been released. This inquiry was established in June 2019 to inquire into and report on the NSW Government's proposal to raise the Warragamba Dam wall for flood mitigation.
Insurance Council Releases 2020-21 Catastrophe Report - 3rd November 2021
The Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) has released the Insurance Catastrophe Resilience Report: 2020-21.
FMA Activities Sponsors - Calls for Expressions of Interest - 1st November 2021
FMA and the FMA Young Floodplain Managers regularly host various professional development and networking events including Quarterly Meetings, workshops, networking events, tours and webinars.
YFM Events in November - 1st November 2021
Over the month of November the following YFM events will be taking place around Australia:
2022 FMA National Conference - Call for Abstracts Open - 31st October 2021
The 2022 Floodplain Management Australia National Conference will be held at Empire Theatre, Toowoomba, Queensland from Wednesday 18th to Friday 20th May 2022, with optional pre-conference workshops on Tuesday 17th May. For the first time, the Conference will be hybrid and include an online component for those attendees that are unable to travel.
Hawkesbury-Nepean Youth Services Receive Excellence Award Funding - 31st October 2021
Winners of the 2021 FMA-NRMA Insurance Project of the Year Award, the NSW State Emergency Service (NSW SES) and Infrastructure NSW (INSW), are providing their $10,000 cash prize to Platform Youth Services.
Upcoming FMA Meeting - 18 November - 30th October 2021
As is the custom during recent times during travel restrictions and social distancing requirements, the FMA Quarterly Meetings and Workshops will be combined and convened online on Thursday 18 November at
FMA Excellence Awards Sponsor - Call for Expressions of Interest - 2nd October 2021
The FMA Excellence Awards commenced in 2014, and recognise the outstanding contributions of individuals and organisations towards promoting wise land use planning, reducing flood impacts, managing flood incidents or restoring communities after a flood event.
Disaster Resilience Education for Young People - 1st October 2021
The Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience (AIDR) has launched the latest in its handbook series, the Disaster Resilience Education for Young People Handbook.
Queensland Resilience in Practice Symposium - 1st October 2021
The inaugural Resilience in Practice Symposium will be hosted by the Disaster Management and Resilience Facility at Griffith University’s Nathan campus on 18 and 19 October.

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