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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2016 Nowra Conference Abstracts Due 30 October

Call For Abstract Submission Close Friday 30th October 2015 The theme for this year’s conference is “Rock ‘n’ Role – Innovation and Role in Flood Risk Management” which will focus on best practice and innovation and the different stakeholder ‘roles’ in floodplain management. The Steering Committee is looking for a range of high quality papers from across Australia in… Continue reading “2016 Nowra Conference Abstracts Due 30 October”

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”