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ASFPM Talking Points - 31st July 2020
Last month FMA talked about the First Street Foundation Flood Risk Model recently released in the USA.
FRM Short Course to be Trialled - 2nd July 2020
FMA is excited to announce that we are now working with the University of Technology-Sydney (UTS) and the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment to develop a virtual Flood Risk Management Short Course.
Urban Flooding Forum - 2nd July 2020
The February FMA Flyer advised of the US Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM) Foundation report on “the emerging threat” of urban flooding in the United States. The report Urban Flooding: Moving Towards Resilience says urban flooding is becoming more frequent and severe, with increasingly serious impacts to stormwater infrastructure, vulnerable neighbourhoods, local and regional economies, and public health.
FMA 2020 Digital Conference Papers Available - 1st July 2020
FMA Members can now access Conference Papers and Powerpoint Presentations from the 2020 FMA Digital Conference in the Members’ Section of floods.org.au.
FMA Submission to NSW DPIE Flood Prone Land Package Review - 1st July 2020
This month FMA provided input to the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment’s draft updated Flood Prone Land Package.
2021 Conference Venue Announced - 1st June 2020
After months of speculation (or wild guesses?) Luna Park, Sydney, has been announced as the venue for next year’s FMA National Conference.
FMA MOU with Australian Hydrographers Association - 31st May 2020
FMA President Ian Dinham has signed an historic agreement with the Australian Hydrographers Association (AHA).
FMA Digital Conference Wrap Up - 30th May 2020
During the 20th and 21st May, FMA held its National Conference online for the very first time. FMA has been convening it's annual Conferences for 60 years and it was with great excitement that we were able to adapt to the current social restrictions and go DIGITAL!
New Waterlines Edition - 30th May 2020
FMA Member Water Technology has released its new edition of Waterlines 'Waterways and Ecology'. Waterlines presents information about some of the work Water Technology professionals have been undertaking in Australia's waterways.
FMA Climate Change Position Paper - 29th May 2020
In February FMA conducted a survey on Climate Change Flood Risk Provisions in Land Use Planning to better understand what policies and planning controls have been adopted by Councils in Victoria, NSW and Queensland.


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