Centre Events

ACICA 30th Anniversary Cocktail Reception [Left to Right] Khory Mcormick, Georgia Quick, Ian Nosworthy, Justice Steven Rares, Chief Justice James Allsop AO, Alex Baykitch, James Spigelman AC QC, Justice Michael Ball, Chief Justice Tom Bathurst AC, Justice Lindsay Foster, John Wakefield, Michael Talbot, Ian Govey AM Chief Justice Robert French Alex Baykitch: ACICA President Senior Members of the Court of Justice, Thailand John Wakefield and Chris Le Mercier with Mr Suriyong Limsatiranan (President of [...]

Centre Events2019-09-21T11:34:12+10:00

ADC Evening Seminar Series

As part of ADC’s first Thursday of the month evening seminar series, ADC was pleased to host Ms Tania Sourdin and Mr Tom Howe QC in May and June 2015. The overarching theme of these two evening seminars was ADR in the government sector. Mr Howe’s general overview of ADR in the government sector was complimented by Ms Tania Sourdin’s specific review of ADR at the ATO. Both presentations highlighted the successes and the challenges facing the implementation of ADR [...]

ADC Evening Seminar Series2019-09-21T11:34:15+10:00

Australian Courts Beat the Clock in Formula One Pre-race Skirmish

On 5 March 2015 an application was made to the Supreme Court of Victoria for enforcement of a foreign arbitral award. By 12 March 2015, the matter had been heard, the decision of Justice Clyde Croft had been handed down and the Victorian Court of Appeal had upheld his decision to enforce the award. The two decisions and the speed with which they were delivered, are an unequivocal demonstration of the Australian judiciary’s supportive approach to ensuring the certainty and [...]

Australian Courts Beat the Clock in Formula One Pre-race Skirmish2019-09-21T11:34:16+10:00

Michael Talbot – Effective Dispute Resolution: A view from Australia

In a recent road show to New Delhi, Michael Talbot spoke at a joint conference presented by the Australian Disputes Centre, the Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration and the International Centre for Alternative Dispute Resolution when he discussed Australia’s ADR landscape; citing the efficient administration of justice via legal frameworks and professional mediator accreditation as central to the prompt and efficient means of resolving disputes. In discussing the significance of effective dispute resolution at the Conference, and later to [...]

Michael Talbot – Effective Dispute Resolution: A view from Australia2019-09-21T11:34:16+10:00

Bula Bula: Hello from Fiji

ADC recently delivered its flagship Mediation course in Fiji. Trainers Sarah Blake and Prof Laurence Boulle embarked on the exciting opportunity with participants representing the diversity of the island nation and one student who travelled from Perth, WA for the course. From a training perspective, it was exciting to observe participants developing a deeper understanding of mediation, the process and skills required. Over the course of the week there was a substantial improvement in participants’ capacity to facilitate the mediation [...]

Bula Bula: Hello from Fiji2019-09-21T11:34:16+10:00

Introducing the Australian Disputes Centre

We are excited to share with you the news that the Australian International Disputes Centre and the Australian Commercial Disputes Centre have amalgamated into one brand; the Australian Disputes Centre. The increased globalisation of Australian business interests has created an opportunity for the Australian Disputes Centre (ADC) to integrate its operations and more efficiently deliver its Alternative Dispute Resolution services both nationally and internationally. The new brand and the integrated operation create a focus that accelerates [...]

Introducing the Australian Disputes Centre2019-09-21T11:34:16+10:00

Upcoming Events

  • The Weekend Edition - Online Mediation Training
    • Days 3 - 4
      November 28, 2020 - November 29, 2020
      9:30 am - 4:30 pm
    • Day 5
      December 5, 2020
      9:30 am - 4:30 pm

    We are thrilled to bring you ADC's 'Weekend Edition’ Mediation Training & Accreditation Choose the ADC difference; up-skill now to accelerate your career in 2021!…

  • Mediation Refresher Training - Online
    • One day Mediation Refresher Training
      November 29, 2020
      9:30 am - 4:30 pm
    • One day Mediation Refresher Training
      December 5, 2020
      9:30 am - 4:30 pm

    This one day programme is intended for candidates preparing for accreditation or re-accreditation, mediators seeking to complete their CPD requirements and those seeking an opportunity…

  • Online Mediation Accreditation Day
    • Online Mediation Accreditation Day
      December 6, 2020
      9:00 am - 4:30 pm

    Essential Accreditation/s for today’s Mediators  ADC’s ‘Online Mediation Accreditation’ Industry Approved Pathway to Australian National Mediation Accreditation (NMAS) Internationally Approved by the Chartered Institute of…

  • 35th Anniversary Mediation Course - January 2021
    • Days 1 - 3
      January 13, 2021 - January 15, 2021
      9:30 am - 4:30 pm
    • Days 4 - 5
      January 18, 2021 - January 19, 2021
      9:30 am - 4:30 pm

    Mediator Accreditation ADC’s trained mediators, seeking recognition under the Australian National Mediator Accreditation System (NMAS), may undertake its 1-day Accreditation program. Please register separately for the Accreditation…

  • Online - Conflict Resolution & ADR
    • Conflict Resolution & ADR Training
      January 13, 2021
      9:30 am - 4:30 pm

    Have you ever thought ‘I could have managed that conflict situation better’? Or even better still, avoided it before it began! Conflict can occur in any contractual and personal…

  • Mediation Refresher Training - Online
    • One day Mediation Refresher Training
      January 18, 2021
      9:30 am - 4:30 pm
    • One day Mediation Refresher Training
      January 19, 2021
      9:30 am - 4:30 pm

    This one day programme is intended for candidates preparing for accreditation or re-accreditation, mediators seeking to complete their CPD requirements and those seeking an opportunity…

  • Online Mediation Accreditation Day
    • Online Mediation Accreditation Day
      January 20, 2021
      9:00 am - 4:30 pm

    Essential Accreditation/s for today’s Mediators  ADC’s ‘Online Mediation Accreditation’ Industry Approved Pathway to Australian National Mediation Accreditation (NMAS) Internationally Approved by the Chartered Institute of…

  • 35th Anniversary Mediation Course #2 - January 2021
    • Days 1 - 3
      January 20, 2021 - January 22, 2021
      9:30 am - 4:30 pm
    • Days 4 - 5
      January 27, 2021 - January 28, 2021
      9:30 am - 4:30 pm

    Mediator Accreditation ADC’s trained mediators, seeking recognition under the Australian National Mediator Accreditation System (NMAS), may undertake its 1-day Accreditation program. Please register separately for the Accreditation…

  • Online - Conflict Resolution & ADR
    • Conflict Resolution & ADR Training
      January 20, 2021
      9:30 am - 4:30 pm

    Have you ever thought ‘I could have managed that conflict situation better’? Or even better still, avoided it before it began! Conflict can occur in any contractual and personal…

  • Mediation Refresher Training - Online
    • One day Mediation Refresher Training
      January 27, 2021
      9:30 am - 4:30 pm
    • One day Mediation Refresher Training
      January 28, 2021
      9:30 am - 4:30 pm

    This one day programme is intended for candidates preparing for accreditation or re-accreditation, mediators seeking to complete their CPD requirements and those seeking an opportunity…