Abbreviations

AAD

Average Annual Damage

AEP

Annual Exceedance Probability

AHD

Australian Height Datum

ANCOLD

Australian National Committee on Large Dams

ARI

Average Recurrence Interval

BoM

Bureau of Meteorology

BCR

Benefit-Cost-Ratio

CMA

Catchment Management Authority

DEDJTR

Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources

DELWP

Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

DHHS

Department of Health and Human Services

EMA

Emergency Management Australia

EMV

Emergency Management Victoria

FO

Floodway Overlay

GIS

Geographical Information Systems

LG

Local Government (Municipal Council)

LSIO

Land Subject to Inundation Overlay

m3/s

Discharge measured in cubic metres per second.
Also known as cumecs

MEMP

Municipal Emergency Management Plan

MFEP

Municipal Flood Emergency Plan

ML/d

Discharge measured in megalitres per day

MW

Melbourne Water (Corporation)

NDRA

Natural Disaster Relief Arrangements

PMF

Probable Maximum Flood

RCS

Regional Catchment Strategy

RWA

Rural Water Authority

UFZ

Urban Floodway Zone

VICSES

Victoria State Emergency Service

VFWCC

Victorian Flood Warning Consultative Committee

VPPs

Victoria Planning Provisions

Page Last Updated: Wednesday 7 March, 2018