The Floodplain Management Association (FMA) is committed to promoting appropriate development within floodplain areas, and helping reduce the risks of flooding to life and property. Our members include over 100 councils, catchment management authorities, businesses, and professionals involved in all aspects of urban and rural floodplain risk management. We represent our members’ interests at State and Commonwealth government levels, promote public awareness of flood issues, and provide professional development for floodplain managers.

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Australian Rainfall and Runoff Urban Hydrology

ARR is looking for people to assist in the development of content and as a reference panel for the Urban Hydrology chapter of ARR. If you are interested in participating please submit a brief CV of relevant experience to arr_admin@arr.org.au by COB 31st Oct.

Community of Practice Forum

FMA Chairman Ian Dinham, attended the Community of Practice (CoP) review forum ‘Expanding the Dutch and Queensland Knowledge Collaboration’ on 19 September in Brisbane and observed the many topics of discussion. Included in the agenda was an update by our FMA Member agency, the Queensland Department of State Development, Infrastructure and Planning (DSDIP) regarding the… Continue reading “Community of Practice Forum”

Stormwater NSW Seminar ‘Crossing the Streams’

Stormwater NSW is convening a seminar on 28 November in Sydney exploring the relationship between On-Site Detention (OSD), Water Sensitive Urban Design (WSUD) and Floodplain Risk Management (FRM). The Seminar is an opportunity to hear from several high profile practitioners from Sydney and interstate and have your say on the future direction of OSD, WSUD… Continue reading “Stormwater NSW Seminar ‘Crossing the Streams’”