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FMA EXCELLENCE AWARDS 2018 OPEN - 14th February 2018
The 2018 round of the Floodplain Management Australia Excellence Awards are now open.
Flood Deaths in Northern Territory - 1st February 2018
FMA Corporate Member Risk Frontiers has put together a Briefing Note discussing deaths from flood events in the Northern Territory.
Are You Under-Insured? - 11th December 2017
Many homeowners within Australia have under-insured their property and their contents, are you one of them?
Welcome New Member VIC SES - 10th December 2017
FMA would like to welcome the Victoria State Emergency Service to the national flood network as our latest Corporate Member.
2018 EA Awards - Prize Money Boost - 9th December 2017
Have you started thinking about your entry to the 2018 FMA Excellence Awards yet?
FRM Short Course Hits 500! - 9th December 2017
The FMA-OEH Floodplain Risk Management Short Course run at the University of Technology, Sydney has hit the 500 graduates mark!
Queensland Chapter Meeting Roundup - 8th December 2017
The Queensland Chapter Meeting in Brisbane was well attended this month with updates being provided by the FMA Executive, the National Flood Risk Advisory Group, Queensland Reconstruction Authority and the Bureau of Meteorology.
New Report into the Costs of Natural Disasters - 7th December 2017
The Australian Business Roundtable (ABR) for Disaster Resilience and Safer Communities has released itsfifth research report, ‘Building resilience to natural disasters in our states and territories’. The report, prepared by Deloitte Access Economics, focusses on the current and anticipated costs of natural disasters by state and territory to 2050, and examines the importance of building resilience.
FMA At Senate Climate Change Enquiry - 6th December 2017
FMA Land Use Planning Director Paul Grech and Queensland Director Dwayne Honor have provided evidence to the Senate Inquiry into the current and future impacts of climate change on housing, buildings and infrastructure, at the public hearing in Sydney on 23 November.
NSW/ACT Chapter Meeting Roundup - 6th December 2017
Back at the usual venue of the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM), the NSW/ACT Chapter Meeting saw over 50 flood risk professionals join to discuss FRM in the state, the future direction of FMA and current land use planning issues.


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