Floodplain Management Australia (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:

FMA at International Riversymposium in Brisbane

FMA was represented at an exhibition booth at the 18th International Riversymposium in Brisbane in September. The event was attended by over 500 Australian and international scientists, policy makers and river professionals. Queensland FMA Director Con de Groot said the FMA booth was well attended, with new networking contacts made with flood risk managers from Australia,… Continue reading “FMA at International Riversymposium in Brisbane”

US Floodplain Management Association Conference

FMA President Ian Dinham was an invited keynote speaker at the US Floodplain Management Association Conference at Rancho Mirage in California in September. The conference theme was Breaking Down RISK: Resiliency, Integration, Sustainability & Knowledge in a Climate of Extremes, and Mr Dinham’s address Floodplain Management Aussie Style compared Australian and US flood risk management… Continue reading “US Floodplain Management Association Conference”