Category: AU – Australia

Brexit and the Nash Trap author.

Brexit and the Nash Trap

The decision to leave the EU has drawn the UK into the Nash Trap.  U.S. mathematician John Nash (the movie...

By Greg Rooney
Whakawhanaungatanga author.

Whakawhanaungatanga

Conflict Zen Blog by Tammy LenskiWhakawhanaungatanga is a Maori process for establishing relationships. In the following interview I explore the...

By Tammy Lenski
The Australian Experience of Pre-Litigation ADR Requirements author.

The Australian Experience of Pre-Litigation ADR Requirements

This paper was presented at the 6th Symposium of the Institut de médiation et d’arbitrage du Québec Montréal 4 November...

By Greg Rooney
An Australian and a Canadian Walk into a  California Law Revision Commission Meeting…  And Listen. author.

An Australian and a Canadian Walk into a California Law Revision Commission Meeting… And Listen.

Confidentiality has long been touted as a cornerstone of mediation practice in California. However, that may soon change due to...

By Jennifer Winestone, Karinya Verghese
Rebooting Mediation by Detaching from the Illusions of Neutrality, Just Outcomes, and Balanced Power author.

Rebooting Mediation by Detaching from the Illusions of Neutrality, Just Outcomes, and Balanced Power

The Future of Mediation I would submit that the next quantum leap for the theory and practice of mediation is...

By Greg Rooney
Shifting the Focus from Mediating the Problem to Mediating the Moment author.

Shifting the Focus from Mediating the Problem to Mediating the Moment

It is our ability to think that makes us a mediator, lawyer or social scientist not our acquired knowledge of...

By Greg Rooney, Margaret Ross
The Promise and Reality of Online Dispute Resolution in Australia author.

The Promise and Reality of Online Dispute Resolution in Australia

This chapter is from "Online Dispute Resolution Theory and Practice," Mohamed Abdel Wahab, Ethan Katsh & Daniel Rainey ( Eds.),...

By Chinthaka Liyanage, Tania Sourdin
Aboriginal Child Protection Mediation – Video author.

Aboriginal Child Protection Mediation – Video

Article produced by The Ministry of Children and Family Development British Columbia. Welcome to the Ministry of Children and Family...

By Managing Editor
Beyond Adjudication: Resolving International Resource Disputes in an Era of Climate Change author.

Beyond Adjudication: Resolving International Resource Disputes in an Era of Climate Change

I. INTRODUCTION Climate change is one of the greatest emerging threats to global peace and security. Among other impacts, climate...

By Anna Spain
Bound by Conflict, Separated by Restraint author.

Bound by Conflict, Separated by Restraint

Bound by conflict, separated by restraint, what a wonderful dilemma for us mediators! This is the sub-title for the conflict...

By David Bogan
Holistic Law Approach To Indigenous Incarceration author.

Holistic Law Approach To Indigenous Incarceration

Written by Michelle Brenner with acknowledgment to Carmen Hetaraka for insights and correct use of Maoli language. Acknowledgment and gratitude...

By Michelle Brenner
Andrew Schepard: Aborigine Model Processes for Handling Child Neglect/Abuse – Video author.

Andrew Schepard: Aborigine Model Processes for Handling Child Neglect/Abuse – Video

Andrew Schepard describes how Aboriginal tribes have an optimal process of dealing with child neglect and/or abuse. If abuse is...

By Andrew Schepard
Australian Of The Year author.

Australian Of The Year

I was lucky enough to be present last week at the Australian Consulate to hear 2009 Australian of the Year,...

By Jeff Thompson
LEADR Australasian Fellow 2008/2010 author.

LEADR Australasian Fellow 2008/2010

Last week I was honoured to be named LEADR's Australasian fellow for 2008/2010. Big shoes to fill, there having been...

By Geoff Sharp
Bond Newsletter author.

Bond Newsletter

Bond University's eagerly awaited Dispute Resolution Centre's April Newsletter is just out! Edited by John Wade, the letter always delivers...

By Geoff Sharp
The Ok Tedi Negotiations: Rebalancing the Equation in a Chronic Sustainability Dilemma author.

The Ok Tedi Negotiations: Rebalancing the Equation in a Chronic Sustainability Dilemma

Between November 2005 and June 2007, a team from The Keystone Center helped organize and implement a multiparty negotiation process...

By Peter Adler
Persuasion in Negotiation and Mediation Article by John Wade author.

Persuasion in Negotiation and Mediation Article by John Wade

Prof. John Wade's latest article on Persuasion in Negotiation and Mediation is fresh out today. Typically, it's 30 something pages...

By Geoff Sharp
The Alliterative Allure of Prof. John Wade author.

The Alliterative Allure of Prof. John Wade

I mention Prof. John Wade a lot in this blog for a couple of reasons. First, he is wonderfully knowledgeable...

By Geoff Sharp
EQ vs IQ: Do Attorneys & Mediators need Emotional Intelligence? author.

EQ vs IQ: Do Attorneys & Mediators need Emotional Intelligence?

The story made headlines around the world last year. Crisis deepens as apology plea rebuffed. Relations between China and Japan...

By David Bogan

Cleaning Up the Schoolyard

The classroom isn’t the only place in the school community where tension can mount. Whether it’s in the grounds, the...

By Sue Farley

Promoting Australian ADR Abroad

Australian mediators and alternative dispute resolution centres are taking a leading role in encouraging the use of dispute resolution techniques...

By Sandra Purser
What’s New in Australia author.

What’s New in Australia

The Australasian section of mediate.com has been developed as a reliable reference source for Australasian mediation practitioners. Shirli Kirschner has...

By Shirli Kirschner

Disputing Culture: Australian Lawyers and ADR

Contents Introduction Law and culture Changing legal culture? Birth of a culture Conclusion Notes Introduction "... it is the mind-sets...

By Archie Zariski

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