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Hunter River Forum Brings River Users Together for a Shared Vision - 3rd January 2024
FMA Member NSW Hunter Local Land Services (HLLS) and its predecessors the Hunter-Central Rivers CMA and Hunter Catchment Management Trust have been pioneers of nature-based river and flood management techniques and continue to promote innovative community-based catchment management practices.
Have Your Say - Draft ARR Climate Change Chapter - 2nd January 2024
The Commonwealth Government Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water (DCCEEW), in partnership with Engineers Australia, is seeking comments on the draft updated Climate Change Considerations chapter in Australian Rainfall and Runoff.
$100 Million Invested in Bettering WA Flood-Prone Roads - 1st January 2024
Roads and bridges in Western Australia's Kimberley region will be more resilient to future floods and storms, with the Commonwealth and Western Australian Governments investing $104.9 million in a betterment program for flood-impacted infrastructure.
ANU Climate Update 2024 - 1st January 2024
FMA Member the Australian National University’s Institute for Climate, Energy and Disaster Solutions will present the annual ANU Climate Update 2024, providing an overview of how our climate is changing and how we are responding to these changes in Australia and around the world.
FMA Conference Update - Sponsorship Opportunities Available - 1st January 2024
Organising for the 2024 FMA National Conference is well under way with 120 abstracts now received. Thank you to everyone who provided an abstract, it’s going to be a very busy Christmas New Year period for our Abstract Review Panel!
Merry Christmas and Season's Greetings - 15th December 2023
From everyone at Floodplain Management Australia, thank you all for a fantastic 2023 year with record conference attendance, record abstracts and record memberships. We wish all of you a very Merry Christmas and a great 2024 when we look forward to seeing you at our free quarterly workshops and our National Conference.
Apply Now For Fully Funded Master's Projects in Climate and Weather - 1st December 2023
The University of NSW (UNSW) Climate Change Weather Centre is seeking expressions of interest from students wanting to pursue a two-year, fully-funded Master's degree in climate and weather research.
FMA Conference - Call for Abstracts Closes 11 December - 1st December 2023
The Call for Abstracts for the 2024 FMA National Conference is now open. We are looking for a range of high-quality presentations relating to the Conference theme “Floods in a Changing Climate”, from across Australia and overseas, dealing with riverine, overland and flash flooding, and coastal inundation.
FMA's Response to NSW Flood Inquiry Finalised - 1st December 2023
The FMA review of the recommendations of the NSW Independent Flood Inquiry has been completed by WMS Engineering, and the response has been provided to the NSW Premier.
IAG Named As 2024 FMA Excellence Awards Sponsor - 1st December 2023
We are delighted to announce that IAG is the naming rights sponsor of the 2024 FMA Young Floodplain Manager of the Year Award, and the FMA Flood Risk Management Project of the Year Award.


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