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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 120 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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Latest News:

Australia-Netherlands Water Challenge

The FMA National Conference in Brisbane this year will play host to the Australia-Netherlands Water Challenge. The Water Challenge invites graduate students and young professionals to investigate key water problems in Australia and/or the Netherlands and to cooperate with professional experts to develop their own ideas and solutions. At the Conference, an independent team of… Continue reading “Australia-Netherlands Water Challenge”

The FMA Excellence Awards ​​Are Back!

It’s that time of year again when the excitement of the upcoming FMA Conference is in the air and we call for entries for the FMA Excellence Awards . The 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… Continue reading “The FMA Excellence Awards ​​Are Back!”

National Conference Presenter Updates and Early Registration Closing Soon

We have had some updates to our Presenters for the FMA National Conference in May! FMA National Conference Presentations: Mr John Curtin, Environment Agency, UK Professor Bas Jonkman, Technical University Delft, The Netherlands Flood Insurance Forum – industry representatives provide an interactive session covering issues of concern to Councils and insurers State and Territory Presentations – current… Continue reading “National Conference Presenter Updates and Early Registration Closing Soon”