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Monthly YFM Feature - 7th June 2022
We wanted to take the opportunity to thank all of you who attended the FMA Conference in Toowoomba. It was such an exciting time to be able to connect with you in person after all this time and pass out some of our cheeky YFM stickers at the FMA booth! If you've added one of the stickers to your collection, we'd love to see it - send us a pic with your sticker! (If you missed out, we'll make sure some are available at the upcoming FMA Meetings in Brisbane and Sydney.)
One in 25 Australian Homes Uninsurable by 2030 - 7th June 2022
One in 25 Australian properties will be effectively uninsurable by 2030, due to rising risks of extreme weather and climate change, a detailed analysis from the Climate Council has found.
East Coast Floods Webinar - 6th June 2022
FMA Member Risk Frontiers is hosting a webinar on the east coast floods covering a diverse range of topics from climate to insurance, flood safety, impacts and reflections.
Floodplain Management Global Perspective Webinar - 5th June 2022
FMA Member AECOM will provide a global perspective on floodplain management at its Water Wednesday Technical Session, involving flood risk management specialists from Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
ANU Disaster Resilience Institute Wins Project Funding - 4th June 2022
The Australian National University’s Institute for Climate, Energy and Disaster Solutions (ICEDS) has been successful in winning project funding under the National Recovery and Resilience Agency’s National Disaster Risk Package.
Australia's Costliest Flood Ever - 3rd June 2022
The Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) has provided updated data on the storms and floods that impacted South-East Queensland and coastal New South Wales in February and March, showing that the event is estimated to be Australia’s costliest flood ever.
Conference Councillor Session Provides Valuable Insight - 2nd June 2022
FMA President Ian Dinham has said that the Councillor Breakfast Forum at the recent FMA National Conference has provided valuable insights into the concerns and challenges facing elected Local Government representatives when dealing with flood risk management issues.
FMA National Conference Wrap Up - 1st June 2022
During the middle of May, the FMA Conference took over the beautiful city of Toowoomba, Queensland. The Conference was a great success and allowed delegates to reconnect and network with flood risk professionals from all over the nation and overseas.
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.

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