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:

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’”

FMA Meets NSW Environment Minister Hon. Rob Stokes

FMA Chairman Ian Dinham, Communications Director Brooke O’Rourke and former Land Use Planning Director Allan Gear met NSW Environment Minister the Hon. Rob Stokes and Office of Environment and Heritage Director Carolyn Davies in Sydney on 10 September. Mr Dinham said the meeting was very positive and covered a range of issues including coastal hazards,… Continue reading “FMA Meets NSW Environment Minister Hon. Rob Stokes”