Tweed Heads 2013 Conference Papers

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Conference Papers

  • Ball, James – Estimation of Design Floods Using Continuous Simulation
  • Bewsher, Drew – Hawkesbury’s Flood Risk Management Plan: 15 Years in the Making
  • Box Pamela – Flood Risk in Australia: Whose Responsibility is it, Anyway?
  • Brenners, Viktor – Assessing Development in Relation to Sea Level Rise – Peer Reviewed
  • Busmanis, Paul – Preparing Ballina Shire Council’s Floodplain Risk Management Plan – The Challenges
  • Dinham, Ian – FMA Chairman’s Conference Address
  • Druery, Cameron – Keeping Communities Informed: Rapidly Mapping Flood Risk Without a Formal Flood Study
  • Edwards, Mike– Resolving Problems with Flood Mitigation Infrastructure: Responding to Community Needs
  • Ferris, Matthew – We Know our Floods, or Do We? (Outcomes of Some Recent Flood Studies)
  • Fullard, Andrew – Launceston – A City on a Floodplain: Protecting Launceston from a 1 in 200 ARI Flood
  • Grech, Paul – Time to Stop Blaming the Planners: How Floodplain Managers Can Improve the Planning Process
  • Green, Janice – The New Intensity-Frequency-Duration (IFD) Design Rainfall Estimates for Australia – Peer Reviewed
  • Jones, Greg – The June 2007 Long Weekend Storm and Flood Event in the City of Lake Macquarie, NSW: Risk Reduction Actions and Lessons Learnt Over Five Years
  • Kefalianos, T – Dedevelopment in Urban Areas with Low Existing Flood Standards
  • Maqsood, Tariq – Improved Assessment of Flood Impact: An Urban Stormwater Case Study of a City of Sydney Catchment – Peer Reviewed
  • McLuckie, Duncan – A Guide to Best Practice in Flood Risk Management in Australia
  • Millener, Deborah – Flash Flood Warning System for Sydney’s Northern Beaches
  • Mirfenderesk, Hamid – Comparison Between Design Event and Joint Probability Hydrological Modelling – Peer Reviewed
  • Molino, Steven – Application of the Holistic Risk Based Framework in Floodplain Planning
  • Moore, Andrew – Lessons From How Flood Risk is Considered in International Land Use Planning Practices
  • Morgan, Marcus – Flood Intelligence: What it is, Why it Matters and How it is Generated – Lessons from Lockhart and Urana Shire Floods 2010-2012
  • Patterson, Ben – North Tuncurry Development Project: Modelling and Design of Flood Alleviation Scheme for Groundwater Flooding
  • Pikusa, Ed – Flood Risk and the Activities of the Risk Assessment, Measurement and Mitigation Sub-Committee (RAMMS)
  • Pittock, Jamie – Living with Floods: Key Lessons from Four Australian Flood Reviews and Similar Reviews from the Netherlands, China and the USA – Peer Reviewed
  • Rahman, Ataur – New Regional Flood Frequency Estimation (RFFE) Method for the Whole of Australia: Overview of Progress – Peer Reviewed
  • Ribbons, Sue – Assessing Cumulative Flood Risk in Large Urban Release Areas in the Camden Local Government Area in Sydney’s South West
  • Rogencamp, Greg – A Floodsmart Future: Strategic Flood Risk Management in Brisbane.
  • Roso, Steve – Moreton Bay ‘Flood Explorer’: More Than a Map
  • Ryan, Chris – Using Lidar Survey for Land Use Classification
  • Saunders, Peter – Identifying Flood Risk for Rapid Creek
  • Spliethoff, Charlotte – Space for Water: Sharing Lessons on Floodplain Management Policy Between Queensland, the Netherlands and England
  • Schwecke, Melanie – Pittwater Council’s Approach to Overland Flow Management
  • Tinnion, Jo – An Australian First – Flood Hazard Mapping on a Massive Scale
  • Underwood, Quentin – Planning and Flood Risk Management in Queensland: New Frontiers on an Old Issue
  • Waddell, C – Multiculturalism, Community Resilience and Emergency Management – The Power of One: Collaborative Approach
  • Weeks, Bill – Queensland Commission of Inquiry: Engineers Australia Contribution

Forum – Vision for Australian Floodplain Management

Notes of Forum


Unless specifically noted Conference Papers and Presentations have not been peer-reviewed.

The information, opinions, and recommendations contained in Conference Papers and Presentations are those of the authors and are not necessarily endorsed by Floodplain Management Australia (FMA). FMA makes no claims as to the accuracy of information contained in Conference Papers and Presentations. Readers must exercise their own judgment as to the suitability of the material for their purposes and should contact the authors if clarification is required.