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$3.9 Billion Emergency Response Fund - 2nd May 2019
This month’s budget announcements by Treasurer Hon Josh Frydenberg included the establishment of “a new $3.9 billion Emergency Response Fund that will ensure additional resourcing is available to support future natural disaster recovery efforts”.
Disaster Risk Reduction Framework Released - 1st May 2019
The Minister for Emergency Management and North Queensland Recovery, Senator the Hon Linda Reynolds CSC, has released the final version of the National Disaster Risk Reduction Framework.
Influence of Road Characteristics on Flood Fatalities - 1st May 2019
FMA Corporate Member Risk Frontiers’ Andrew Gissing has advised that the results of a study on the influence of road characteristics on flood fatalities in Australia has recently been made available.
Interested in USA Flood Staff Exchange? - 29th April 2019
Benefits of FMA Membership include access to our wide network of flood professionals, and providing professional development opportunities. President Ian Dinham has been asked about the possibility of FMA facilitating the exchange of floodplain management staff with organisations in the United States, or elsewhere.
Brisbane River Strategic Plan Released - 27th April 2019
The Queensland Government has released the Brisbane River Strategic Floodplain Management Plan which includes 52 recommendations for the Queensland and Local Governments to implement to strengthen the flood resilience of communities living, working and visiting the Brisbane River floodplain.
Meet the 2019 - 2012 Officebearers - 24th April 2019
Nominations for the 2019-2021 FMA Office-bearers closed on 3 April. As one nomination was received for each position the nominees are elected.
FMA Excellence Awards Now OPEN! - 4th March 2019
The Floodplain Management Australia Excellence Awards are officially OPEN!
Floodplain Manager - 2nd March 2019
FMA Corporate Member Molino Stewart publishes a monthly online publication through its website, titled the Floodplain Manager.
NSW Floodplain Management Grants - 2nd March 2019
As FMA Members were notified at the recent NSW/ACT Chapter Meeting in Sydney last week, applications are now open for the 2019-20 Floodplain Management Grants Program from the New South Wales Office of Environment and Heritage.
FMA Canberra Conference Update - 1st March 2019
There are less than 70 days until the FMA Conference in Canberra begins, but only 21 days until Early Registrations close. Make sure you register now to save on the Conference Rates.

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