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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:

FMA Scholarship Program Open

The FMA Scholarship Program is an excellent initiative that provides flood risk management professionals within the FMA* with the opportunity to broaden their FRM knowledge and in turn make that knowledge available to other FMA Members. The FMA Scholarship can be used to undertake short courses, research, or educational visits interstate or overseas, and provides support of up to 50%… Continue reading “FMA Scholarship Program Open”

Media Release – FMA Congratulates New South Wales Ministers

7 April 2015 Australia’s national network of flood professionals congratulates the Hon. Mark Speakman, the Hon. Rob Stokes and the Hon. David Elliot on their recent appointments to the Ministries of Environment, Planning and Emergency Services, respectively. Floodplain Management Association (FMA) Chairman Ian Dinham, said each of these Ministers have important responsibilities in the areas… Continue reading “Media Release – FMA Congratulates New South Wales Ministers”

Are You Presenting At Our National Conference?

For those presenting at this year’s Conference, your papers should have been submitted, and you may be working on your presentation for the big day. We’d like to remind you of the opportunity to win the coveted Harold Sternbeck Medal, which is awarded to the most outstanding presenter at the FMA Conference. Harold Sternbeck AM was… Continue reading “Are You Presenting At Our National Conference?”