Queensland experiences will actively feature at Floodplain Management Australia Conference 2019

The breadth of flood risk management and activity underway in Queensland will be showcased at this year’s National Conference of Floodplain Management Australia in Canberra.  Around 20 different presentations are being made and in the mix are colleagues from:

Local Governments

  • Brany Iezzi, Brisbane City Council
  • Ouswatta Perera, Brisbane City Council
  • Dwayne Honor – Bundaberg Regional Council
  • Janaka Gunawardena, Logan City Council
  • Hamid Mirfenderesk, City of Gold Coast
  • Cr Carol Taylor – Toowoomba Regional Council
  • Monishaa Prasad, Rockhampton Regional Council

State Government Agencies

  • Graeme Milligan, Queensland Reconstruction Authority
  • Charlotte Spliethoff, Queensland Reconstruction Authority
  • Matthew Thompson, Queensland Fire and Emergency Services

Consultants and NGO

  • Dan Rodger, Jeremy Benn Pacific
  • Sophia Buchanan, Innovyze
  • Adam Berry, Synergy Solutions
  • Shannon McGuire, Ethos Urban
  • Carrie Dearnley, BMT
  • Shane Murrihy, Devalign
  • Ben Caddis, BMT
  • Mitchell Redenbach, Water Modelling Solutions
  • Chris Huxley BMT
  • Piet Filet, Flood Community of Practice
  • Jordan Maultby, AECOM Australia

Also in the spotlight are Award Nominees from Queensland

Flood Risk Manager of the Year:

Carrie Dearnley – BMT

Wesley Bailey – AECOM

Flood Risk Management Project of the Year

Bruce Highway Link Flood Study – AECOM, HARC, Department of Transort and Main Roads, Nine Squared and Bill Weeks

Flood Resilient Homes Program – Brisbane City Council