FMA FRM Short Course at UTS, Effective Consideration of Flood Risk in Land Use Planning, 7-8 September, Sydney, New South Wales (FINISHED)
7 September 2017 - 8 September 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

  • managing risk to future properties and associated duty of care issues
  • the role of management studies and plans in managing risk of future property
  • the current legislation and policy framework
  • managing flood risk strategically
  • manage risk to future development
  • continuing flood risk and how to manage this risk, and 
  • effectively implement recommendations



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.