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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:

Media Release – Toowoomba Flood Project a Huge Achievement

25 February 2014 The Floodplain Management Association (FMA) applauds the work of Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) in launching its “Safer, Stronger and More Resilient Region” project. Ian Dinham, FMA Chairman, said the Safer, Stronger and More Resilient Region project is not only a huge achievement, but also an extremely important one. “The 2011 floods wreaked… Continue reading “Media Release – Toowoomba Flood Project a Huge Achievement”

Media Release – Flood Prevention and Resilience Crucial to Community Safety

24 February 2015 The Floodplain Management Association (FMA) warns in the aftermath of Tropical Cyclone Marcia and on the 60th anniversary of the tragic 1955 Maitland flood, it is crucial to invest in prevention and resilience, not simply on the repair of damages. Ian Dinham, FMA Chairman, said these devastating events serve as a reminder… Continue reading “Media Release – Flood Prevention and Resilience Crucial to Community Safety”