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Tasmanian Flood Reports Released - 2nd July 2017
The Tasmanian Government has released the Report of the Independent Review into the Tasmanian Floods. Former Auditor-General Mike Blake was commissioned to prepare the report following the floods of June and July 2016.
Brisbane City Council FloodWise Property Reports Updated - 1st July 2017
Following the recent completion of the Brisbane River Catchment Flood Study Brisbane City Council has updated its FloodWise Property Reports (FWPRs) and Flood Awareness Map (FAM) to incorporate the new information.
FMA President Meets with Federal Minister Keenan - 1st July 2017
FMA President Ian Dinham has met with Federal Justice Minister Michael Keenan in Canberra to discuss flood mitigation and disaster recovery funding. Minister Keenan’s portfolio includes funding and support for natural disaster risk management programs.
FMA President Speaks to PIA Seminar - 1st July 2017
The Northern NSW Branch of the Planning Institute of Australia (PIA) recently held a Planning to be Resilient Seminar at Bingara. The session covered a range of topics related to natural disaster resilience, including Flood Planning where FMA President Ian Dinham discussed Rethinking Floodplain Planning using a Flood Risk Management Approach.
Interested in Geomorphology and Paleoflood Data? - 1st July 2017
2017 Conference attendees will recall the fascinating Keynote Presentation by Associate Professor Jacky Croke entitled What did we learn from the Lockyer Valley 2011 Flood? Lessons and Opportunities from the Big flood Project.
Water Technology Autumn Waterlines Newsletter Out Now - 1st July 2017
FMA Member Water Technology has released its latest ‘Waterlines’ newsletter. As many FMA Members will recognise, Water Technology was nominated in both categories for the 2017 FMA Excellence Awards at our recent Conference in Newcastle for their exceptional work.
Conference Feedback - Thank You - 30th June 2017
Thank you to those who submitted feedback regarding the recent FMA Conference in Newcastle via the online survey provided.
Risk Frontiers Becomes an Independent R&D Company - 30th June 2017
FMA Member Risk Frontiers, Australia’s longest running natural hazards research centre, is spinning out from Macquarie University after a successful partnership of 23 years.
Risk Frontiers Briefing Note Released: Anniversary of the Great Hawkesbury Flood - 30th June 2017
FMA Member Risk Frontiers has released its latest Briefing Note, this one concerning the anniversary of the Great Hawkesbury Flood from 150 years ago.
Welcome New FMA Members - 30th June 2017
FMA would like to take the opportunity to welcome a number of new Members into the Membership:


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