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Mediator Training Academy launches Mindfulness for Mediators & Negotiators Workshop

This workshop introduces mediators and ADR practitioners to the concept and practice of mindfulness plus additional skills to incorporate into your ADR practice – essentially the ability to have a mindful conversation. A mindful conversation is founded in the practice ...read more

Banks forced to mediate with debt-stressed Qld farmers

BANKS will be forced to engage in a formal mediation process with debt-stressed Queensland farmers before starting any enforcement actions under new laws introduced to parliament today. Agriculture minister Leanne Donaldson said the Farm Debt Mediation Bill 2016 would help ...read more

Launch of the Mediator Training Academy

Train to become an accredited mediator or improve your skills via professional development and supervision opportunities to meet accreditation requirements. The Australian Mediation Association is proud to announce the launch of the Mediator Training Academy mediator.academy. The Mediator Training Academy ...read more

FamilyResolve

Family Resolve connects parents and partners with mediators using webcam-enabled online dispute resolution to bring mediation processes to separating families. We assist separating parents and couples to develop cooperative parenting solutions with Online Dispute Resolution and to resolve property matters ...read more

Undertake continual professional development to meet your NMAS and FDRP accreditation requirements

These specialist interactive courses and events are delivered by practicing mediators, and allow you to add input on key subjects. Our Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Events are a constantly evolving portfolio of short training courses and events. The events are ...read more
Phillip & Nicola

Continuing Professional Development Series: Face to Face

The Australian Mediation Association is proud to present again Nicola Hartfield and Professor Philip Green. They have presented on these topics throughout New Zealand, to the Law Society of NSW, the Australian Mediation Association, Bond University and in April 2014 ...read more

Continuing Professional Development Series: Online

Undertake continual professional development to meet your NMAS and FDRP accreditation requirements. Continuing Professional Development – Online Wednesday 20 August (5.00 – 6.30pm AEST) Speciality session: Mediation practice in Regional Australia: how it works. Presenter: Megan Lewis, facilitated by Linda ...read more

A Small Business Ombudsman moves closer

The government says it is committed to establishing a Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman “with real power”. It has now released a discussion paper on establishing such an ombudsman. The Minister for Small Business, Bruce Billson, said the idea ...read more

Budget 2014: Small Business Commissioner scrapped in favour of $8 million Small Business Ombudsman

The Australian Small Business Commissioner will be replaced by a Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman, which will act as a “concierge for dispute resolution”. The federal government has allocated $8 million over four years to establish the ombudsman, with ...read more

FOS to deliver on first stage of resolution changes

The Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) has claimed it would deliver on the first stage of changes to streamline and accelerate its dispute resolution process by June of this year with rolling improvements to be implemented until July 2015. Earlier this ...read more

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  • The judge presiding over the eviction matter involving a group of Woodstock residents has recommended mediation. ,
  • Former Penn State defensive coordinator Bob Shoop and Penn State agreed to to resolve a buyout dispute. ,
  • The court in the order signed by Chief Justice Lorie Skjerven Gildea directed both parties to hire a mediator. ,
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