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Victorian Floodplain Management Strategy

  • The Victorian Government has developed the Victorian Floodplain Management Strategy to help communities be better prepared for future floods. The floodplain management strategy is designed to ensure appropriate response and action is taken in the event of a flood. 

Upcoming conferences and events

  • Floodplain Management Australia National Conference: 29 May – 1 June 2018. The theme for the 2018 conference is “Waterways of Success: Developing flood resilience in our communities”, which will focus on Australian and international achievements in flood risk management, with practical examples from the Gold Coast network of waterways, rivers, creeks, lakes, canals and coastline.
  • Engineers Australia's National Committee on Water Engineering: 38th Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium (HWRS), 3 to 6 December 2018 in Melbourne. Conference information here.

News

  • Current news from VicEmergency
  • Recent official Media Releases from Victoria State Emergency Service
  • FloodList website provides news and information on the latest flood events from around the world
  • Get disaster resilience updates at https://disasterresiliencenews.com/
  • Get climate change updates at https://climatechangeupdate.com/
  • Floodplain manager publication Floodplain Manager is an initiative of Molino Stewart to connect and inform floodplain managers throughout Australia. With six editions released a year, it contains the latest news and issues of interest to floodplain managers as well as articles of historical interest.
Page Last Updated: Wednesday 7 March, 2018