Tamworth 2011 Conference Papers

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Conference Papers

  • Atiquzzaman, M D – Alternative Modelling Approach for Dam Break Analysis
  • Becker, J – Never Drive, Ride or Walk Through Floodwater: Pedestrian and Motorist Behaviour In and Around Floodwater
  • Biscan, Nicole - Melbourne Water's Flood Risk Assessment Framework
  • Box, Pamela - Local Government and the Provision of Flood Risk Information
  • Caddis, B – Challenges of Floodplain Mangement in Malaysian Borneo
  • Davidage, E – Mapping the Overland Flow – Challenges and Achievements
  • Dufty, Neil – Implications of Recent Research in Community Flood Education
  • DuPue, M – Large-Scale Screening for Cost Effective Risk Mitigation Projects
  • Ghanem, P – Navigating the Community Consultation Process – A More Personalised Approach
  • Gibbins, David - Newcastle Headlines: 'It's a Death Trap!' (Are Warning and Evacuation Plans Always the Answer)
  • Gissing, Andrew - Managing the Response to the Victorian Spring Floods 2010
  • Gray, S.D. - The Direct Rainfall Method: A Critical Discussion of Current Practice
  • Green, J.H. - Deriving Short Duration Design Rainfall Intensity-Frequency-Duration (IFD) Estimates for Australia
  • Heubusch, Daniela – Flooding and Entrance Management: Not an Open and Shut Case
  • Hossain, A - Levee Flood Gradient Sensitivity Modelling Study: A Case Study
  • Hyde, Amanda - Evaluating Community Preparedness for Flooding: Is Maitland Ready for the Next Big One?
  • Lyons, Darren - Flooding in the Wollombi Valley: Learning from Experience
  • McKay, Gordon – Timely Data Proves Its Worth for Tamworth in the November 2008 Flood
  • McLuckie, Duncan - Consideration of Sea Level Rise in Flood and Coastal Risk Assessments
  • McLuckie, Duncan – Improving Strategic Understanding of Flood Risk Through Better Use of Existing and Future Information
  • McLuckie, Duncan - The Flood Risk Management Industry Education Partnership Six Years on and Going Strong
  • Millener, Deborah - The Door Knock Campaign
  • Molino, Steven – Are Warnings Working? Achievements and challenges in Getting Communities to Respond
  • Mounser, Glenn - Rural Floodplain Management in New South Wales: Diverse and Evolving
  • Opper, Steve – Community Safety Decision Making in Flash Flood Environments
  • Ribbons, Sue - Flood Risk Management Starts with Land Use Planning: An Update on Flood Issues in Local Environmental Plans
  • Roche, Kevin - The Great Flood of 1954
  • Rogencamp, Greg – Rehabilitating Floodplains by Rehabilitating Flood Models
  • White, T – Managing the Response to the Victorian Spring Floods
  • Wicks, J - Flood Risk Management Planning for the Long Term: Perspectives from the UK and China

Panel Discussion

  • Sommerville, H – The role of Flood Intelligence in Emergency Response – Planning and Implementation


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.