ADR Innovation of the Year

Submission Guidelines

All submissions are to be completed on the online form available and address each question for the relevant award category. Answers to each submission question are limited to 250 words.

Each submission is to be accompanied by two written references from an independent third party in support of the submission.  Other supporting documentation that is directly relevant to the submission (i.e. media coverage, statistics) may be provided and should be clearly referenced in the submission.

All submissions are treated in the strictest confidence.  Access to submissions is restricted to ADC personnel administering the awards and the judging panel only.

Submission dates

Submissions opened on 14 July 2020. All answers and supporting materials are to be uploaded by the closing date for submission at 5.00pm AEST on 21 September 2020.


Submission Questions

This award recognises the achievements of teams or individuals that have in the last 12 months innovated in the field of alternative dispute resolution and that innovation has benefitted individual clients, organisations or communities to achieve outcomes in more effectively resolving disputes. It is open to all Australian based innovations in ADR.

Criteria: Nominees will be judged on responses to the following:

  1. Detail outstanding work over the past 12 months that demonstrates innovation in the area of alternative dispute resolution.
  2. How have you managed implementation and what skills have you used to ensure effective delivery?
  3. What are the current and future benefits to individual clients, organisations or communities from your innovation?

Submission Form

* All fields must be completed

    First name*

    Last name*


    Postal address*

    Email address*

    Best phone number*

    Nomination category* (please choose from menu)

    1. Outline of Work Undertaken*

    2. Process Management*

    3. Benefits*

    Reference 1* [File size limit: 3Mb]:

    Reference 2* [File size limit: 3Mb]:

    Supplementary document 1 [File size limit: 3Mb]:

    Supplementary document 2 [File size limit: 3Mb]:

    Supplementary document 3 [File size limit: 3Mb]: