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2021 Online National Conference Update - 3rd May 2021
The Online FMA Conference is just weeks away, and you can now download the Conference Program and Register online at
FMA NRMA Insurance Flood Risk Manager of the Year Finalists - 2nd May 2021
The FMA Excellence Awards 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.
Planning for Flood Risk Management - Online Course - 2nd May 2021
The Planning Institute of Australia (PIA) has revised its popular Queensland based Flood Risk Management course to make it nationally relevant.
Review of Gwydir Floodplain Management Plan - 1st May 2021
The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment (Water) has commenced its five-year review of Gwydir rural floodplain management plan.
Welcome Sunshine Coast Council - 1st May 2021
Sunshine Coast Council in Queensland is committed to flood risk management through it's policy and planning, decision making, design guidance, disaster management, comprehensive gauging activities, development assessment, maintenance of assets, flood and stormwater modelling and provision of flood mapping.
Media Release: Financial Support Essential to Implement Flood Plans - 25th March 2021
The serious flooding underway across Queensland provides a timely reminder that flooding has become an annual event - floods will happen somewhere in Queensland every year.
Media Release: How Long Must We Wait for Effective Flood Protection? - 22nd March 2021
As the NSW flood crisis continues to unfold Floodplain Management Australia President Ian Dinham has praised the efforts of the NSW State Emergency Service, assisted by NSW Rural Fire Service members.
Flood Management Strategy Port Phillip and Westernport Consultation on Drafts - 4th March 2021
The Flood Management Strategy is a 10-year strategy that sets out how flood management agencies work together to manage flood risks - before, during and after flood. FMA Member Melbourne Water is leading a ‘refresh’ of the strategy with their partners including local and state government, water authorities and emergency services organisations that have flood management responsibilities in the region.
Water Modelling Solutions Diversity Awards - 4th March 2021
FMA Member Water Modelling Solutions was recently awarded Engineers Australia’s ‘Most Ambitious Company in Gender Diversity’ for 2020.
Excellence Awards Now Open - 3rd March 2021
As announced by IAG's Andrew Dyer at the February FMA Meeting, the 2021 FMA Excellence Awards are now OPEN!

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