FMA and OEH floodplain risk management short course

Type:
Training Course
Organizer:
Floodplain Management Association (FMA); New South Wales Government; University of Technology Sydney (UTS)
Date:
12-13 Sep 2013
Location:
Australia (Sydney)
Venue:
Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology, University of Technology Sydney
Date:
10-11 Oct 2013
Location:
Australia (Sydney)
Venue:
Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology, University of Technology Sydney

The course is taught by industry experts, including those from DECC, NSW State Emergency Service, Local Government and consultancy this course shows how to develop and implement floodplain risk management (FRM) in accordance with the Floodplain Development Manual.

What will you learn?

Managing flood risk to existing properties (September)

  • Roles of FRM studies and plans in managing risk to existing development
  • FRM issues for existing development
  • Full range of practical FRM options and associated decision making and implementation issues
  • Determining the appropriate option for a particular situation
  • The impacts works can have upon the environment and other management objectives and how these can be considered
  • Approvals necessary for mitigation work projects
  • Continuing flood risk and how to manage this risk
  • Implementation of management plans.

Effective consideration of flood risk in land use planning (October)

  • Managing risk to future properties and associated duty of care issues
  • The role of management studies and plans in managing risk to future property
  • The current legislation and policy framework
  • Managing flood risk strategically
  • Manage risk to future development
  • Continuing flood risk and how to manage this risk
  • Effectively implement recommendations.


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Event fee

The fee is approximately $500 (unassessed) or $550 (assessed).

What is included in the event fee

The fee covers tuition, notes and CD, teas and lunches.

Target audience

Floodplain risk management is aimed at engineers and planners who are engaged in the NSW Floodplain Management process and seeking to develop Floodplain Management Plans in accordance with the New South Wales Government's Floodplain Development Manual.

It is also suitable for elected local government councillors, community representatives on floodplain risk management committees seeking a background in floodplain risk management and associated land use planning issues.

How to register

Please register online.


Keywords

Themes:
Environment, Governance, Disaster Risk Management
Hazards:
Flood
Countries:
Australia
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