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BoM February 2021 Report Presentation Available - 22nd February 2021
During the recent FMA Quarterly Meeting on Thursday 18th February, the Bureau of Meteorology provided their February update to Members. The update was conveyed by Justin Robinson (National Flood Services Manager NSW/ACT) and Jess Carey (Senior Hydrologist, Hazard Preparedness and Response QLD) and due to several Member inquiries, we are making the presentation available below.
Special Announcement from the President - 2021 Conference - 3rd February 2021
Dear Members and Supporters,
Skill Set and Diploma in Hydrometric Monitoring - 2nd February 2021
FMA and the Australian Hydrographers Association (AHA) have a signed agreement that gives FMA Members access to AHA services and information.
New Australian Warning System - 1st February 2021
The federal Minister for Emergency Management David Littleproud has announced a new Australian Warning System which for the first time provides a national approach to warnings for hazards including flood, bushfire, storm, cyclone, extreme heat and severe weather.
New National Flood Mitigation Infrastructure Program - 1st February 2021
The Australian Government has recently announced the establishment of a $50 million National Flood Mitigation Infrastructure Program to help Australian communities better prepare for extreme weather events and flooding.
Prominent Reports Recommend Flood Mitigation - 4th January 2021
Floodplain Management Australia (FMA) President Ian Dinham has praised two recently released reports, which highlight the benefits to communities of providing flood mitigation infrastructure, such as flood levees.
Seasons Greetings from FMA - 3rd December 2020
Floodplain Management Australia wanted to wish you a Seasons Greetings and Happy New Year.
Welcome to FMA Sunwater - 2nd December 2020
We would like to welcome our newest FMA Corporate Member to our national network of flood risk professionals - Sunwater.
FMA at Flood CoP Meetings - 1st December 2020
Over the last 4 months the Queensland Flood Community of Practice (CoP) has held a series of “Flood Fundamentals” workshops covering flood models, flood insurance and planning schemes.
NSW Regional Water Strategies on Exhibition - 1st December 2020
The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is seeking feedback on a series of Regional Water Strategies until 13 December. The documents on exhibition are:


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