FMA FRM Short Course at UTS, Managing Flood Risk, 5-6 October, Sydney, New South Wales (FINISHED)
5 October 2017 - 6 October 2017

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Location Australia
Event Description

Flooding causes the most damage in economic terms of any natural hazard in Australia, resulting in injury and death, and yet out of all natural hazards, it is the most manageable. The New South Wales Government's Floodplain Development Manual 2005 shows how to better manage development on the floodplain considering flood risk.

This program is particularly useful for

  • Floodplain Management
  • Drainage Engineers

Program topics

  • roles of FRM studies and plan in managing risk to existing development
  • FRM issues for existing development
  • full range of practical FRM options and associated decision making and implementation issues
  • determining the appropriate option for a particular situation
  • the impacts works can have upon the environment and other management objectives and how these can be considered
  • approvals necessary for mitigation work projects
  • continuing flood risk and how to manage this risk, and
  • implementation of management plans



2 days $550 (GST free)

Contact Information

For all other enquiries regarding enrolment or payment, please contact UTS Short Courses on Tel: +61 (02) 9514 2913 or email

For specific queries regarding course content, please contact A/Prof Jaya Kandasamy, Engineering Tel: +61 (02) 9514 2558 or email with questions relating to this course.