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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PIA Awards for Planning Excellence

The Awards for Planning Excellence are on again this year and the Planning Institute of Australia is looking for nominations. Are you involved with a project that has improved flood risk outcomes? Then submit a nomination today! Submissions close 5th September. For more info email nswevents@planning.org.au or visit planning.org.au/awards/nsw.

Brisbane Call For Abstracts Now Open

The Call for Abstracts for the 2015 FMA Conference in Brisbane is now open! The Committee is looking for a range of high quality papers addressing flood resilience within the community and/or built form in the following presentation streams: Community engagement, consultation and social media Flood recovery – rebuilding, insurance, economic and community issues Disaster planning… Continue reading “Brisbane Call For Abstracts Now Open”

Flood Insurance Fact Sheet Templates

Have you had a chance to check out the Flood Insurance Fact Sheet templates available in the Members’ Section yet?  Login and you can find them in Technical Information. FMA Communications Director Brooke O’Rourke and Technical Director Danny Rose have drafted a template flood insurance fact sheet which Member Councils can use for community education purposes.… Continue reading “Flood Insurance Fact Sheet Templates”