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Design and Place Sepp - 5th May 2022
Members will recall that Land Use Planning Director Paul Grech has reported on the making of the NSW “Design and Place State Environmental Planning Policy (SEPP)”, and prepared the FMA submission on the exhibited drafts.
Election of FMA Office Bearers - 5th May 2022
The term of the current FMA office-bearers concludes at the end of the Annual General Meeting in May. Nominations for the positions were sought from Members in accordance with the FMA Constitution on 5 April.
Excellence Awards Finalists Announced - 5th May 2022
The FMA Excellence Awards publicly recognise the outstanding contribution of FMA organisations and individuals towards promoting wise land use planning, reducing flood impacts, managing flood incidents or restoring communities after a flood event.
FMA National Conference Sponsors - 5th May 2022
We are delighted to announce the following Major Sponsors of this year’s FMA Conference:
Further Support for NSW Flood Zones Welcomed - 5th May 2022
FMA President Ian Dinham has welcomed government support announcements following the north east NSW flooding over the last three months.
Hydrology and Hydraulics Training - 5th May 2022
The Australian Water School is offering a weekly training series for practitioners in the water sector.
Lismore Flood Stories Website - 5th May 2022
Lismore Flood Stories is a website established after the 2017 flood to share stories about the 2017 Lismore flood and flood recovery.
Monthly YFM Feature - 5th May 2022
Thank you to all who submitted nominations to the 2022 FMA ICA YFM Young Floodplain Manager of the Year Award. We're thrilled to be able to showcase the achievements and dedication of young professionals in the early stages of their careers.
Vale Paul Fennell - 5th May 2022
It is with great sadness that we advise of the passing of Paul Fennell, from Wimmera Catchment Management Authority. Paul was their Floodplain Management Team Leader, and was responsible for Wimmera becoming the first Victorian CMA to join FMA in 2015.
Weather Behind the Recent Eastern Australia Floods - 5th May 2022
Flooding in late February, March and early April caused significant damage along large sections of the Australian east coast. FMA Member Risk Frontiers has released a Briefing Note describing the weather driving these events, and places them in some historical context.


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