Forbes 2003 Conference Papers


Official Program

Technical Sessions Index

Keynote Speaker Dr Shi Haifeng, Deputy Chief, Water Strategy Division, General Institute of Water Resources Planning, Republic of China with FMA Chairman, Allan Ezzy.

Conference Papers

  • Allen, Neil – Getting Better Value from your Flood Model
  • Barton, Cathie – The Reality of Determining Urban Flood Damages
  • Bendeich, Paul – Environmental Considerations in Rural Floodplain Management Plans
  • Benham, Sally – Application of 2D Flood Models and 1D Drainage Elements
  • Bewsher, Drew – Notifying Residents of the PMF: Wise Practice or Political Suicide?
  • Crowe, Peter – Geographic Information Systems and Spatial Data in the Service of Flood Management: A Report on an Initiative of the State Emergency Service
  • D’Arcy, Anne – Nerang River Flood Mitigation Community Consultation Project: Challenging the Barriers
  • De Silva, Nilmini – Prospect Creek: Practical Catchment Management in Fairfield
  • Frost, Stephen – Voluntary House Raising Program: The Fairfield Experience
  • Godber, Allison – Urban Floodplain Land-use: Acceptable Risk? Examining Stakeholder Perceptions of ‘Acceptable’ Flood Risk within the Nerang River Floodplain, Gold Coast
  • Haifeng, Shi – Floodplain Management and Mitigation: A China Perspective
  • Hall, John – Urban Levees: How to Preserve Your Banks
  • Heubusch, Daniela – Floodplain Management without the Barriers: Shoalhaven City Council
  • Howells, Louise – Defining the Floodplain: Can One Size Fit All?
  • Jempson, Mark – Flood Risk Management and Community Consultation: A Queensland Perspective
  • Keys, Chas – Councils and State Emergency Service: Developing the Partnership in Flood in Floodplain Risk Management
  • Mayo, Neil – Floodplain Management in the Forbes Area of the Lachlan Valley: Key Issues
  • Mirfenderesk, Hamid – A Review of the Application of GIS to Two Dimensional Flood Modelling
  • Molino, Steven – Dismantling Human Barriers to Flood Warning
  • Nankivell, Peter – Barriers I Have Known… and How They Were Overcome in the Preparation of a Rural Floodplain Management Plan in the Murray Region
  • O’Loughlin, Kevin – NSW Flood Warning Consultative Committee Annual Report 2002
  • Robinson, Justin – WWW of Flood Warning
  • Sobinoff, Peter – Rural Floodplain Management: A New Look Five Years On


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