An Interview with David Peachey, recipient of the ADC’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mediation Training Scholarship

David Peachey, (former NRL player and mediator) In May 2014, the Australian Disputes Centre launched its Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mediation Training Scholarships Program, an initiative that offers indigenous Australians the opportunity to be trained to the national mediation standards. The aim of the program is to promote mediation as an alternative form of dispute resolution in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. By training indigenous Australians, organisations and communities benefit from a mediator who understands the [...]

An Interview with David Peachey, recipient of the ADC’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mediation Training Scholarship2019-09-21T11:34:11+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

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

AIDC Offers 3 New Professional Development Series in 2015.

5 Day Intensive Breakfast Series 23rd March – 27th March 2015 (Sydney) This series is designed for all legal practitioners with an interest in ADR. It will be held as early morning sessions over 5 days 7.15 – 8.45 so participants can be back in their office or court to start their day. Evening Seminar Series The first Thursday of every month, starting 2nd April in Sydney. Held at AIDC 5:45pm-7:00pm. Mediation Skills Workshops The third Thursday of every month, [...]

AIDC Offers 3 New Professional Development Series in 2015.2015-05-04T12:50:16+10:00

AIDC Signs MOU with Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law

The AIDC and the Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (RGNUL) have signed a memorandum of understanding to foster co-operation in academic development, research and capacity building. The MOU includes the provision of ADR educational and training programs by the AIDC for the students of the university, which is based in Patiala, Punjab. It was signed by AIDC CEO Deborah Lockhart and RGNUL Vice-Chancellor Professor (Dr.) Paramjit S. Jaswal on November 14, and comes into effect immediately. For the AIDC, [...]

AIDC Signs MOU with Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law2015-05-04T12:50:57+10:00

Upcoming Events

  • 35th Anniversary Mediation Course - January 2021 (Full)
    • 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…

  • 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…

  • Online Mediation Accreditation Day
    • Online Mediation Accreditation Day
      January 29, 2021
      9:30 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…

  • Online - Conflict Resolution & ADR – February 2021
    • Conflict Resolution & ADR Training
      February 11, 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…

  • Online Mediation Training – February 2021
    • Days 1 - 2
      February 11, 2021 - February 12, 2021
      9:30 am - 4:30 pm
    • Days 3 - 4
      February 18, 2021 - February 19, 2021
      9:30 am - 4:30 pm
    • Day 5
      February 25, 2021
      9:30 am - 4:30 pm

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

  • Online Mediation Accreditation Day – February 2021
    • February 18, 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…