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Mary Louise Hatch

Experienced Accredited Mediator and Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner.

Collaborative Family Lawyer and Academic.

Mary Louise assists parties resolve:

  • Family Law Property and Children's Matters
  • Other Disputes
Sheila Freeman
Anne  Purcell
Teresa Brook

1st Call Construction (Oct 2006 - Current) - Change Manager, Communication Consultant and Coach Bechtel Mining and Metals (Nov 2002 - 2006) - Knowledge Manager and Wed Services Manager 1st Call Construction (Nov 2000 - Nov 2002) - Communications Consultant Previous roles include: -Records Manager/Doc ument Control Manager for Bechtel and Flour Daniel -Estimating assistant for Fletcher Construction My work is predominantly in the areas of Change Management, Organisational Communications and Knowledge Management and is typically centered in the Construction, Mining and Infrastructure sectors. More recently my expertise has been applied within a legal firm, a couple of finance entities and a not-for-profit organization. I have assisted clients to: ᆬ Design, facilitate and implement their organisational change ᆬ Introduce and integrate sound communication and project management practices. ᆬ Identify, manage and reuse their high value knowledge ᆬ Implement retrenchment strategies ᆬ Identify and collate key material in support of contractual claims. I place a strong emphasis on the integration of communication throughout the management process taking the team on the journey and managing stakeholder�s expectations. In addition to the communication and change management services, 1st Call also provides a range of dispute resolution services including interpretive and forensic engineering services. We often engaged to prepare presentations for negotiation and mediation and often assist in briefing lawyers and barristers. The services also extend into assistance with security of payment matters and adjudication. My involvement in these services over the last five years has now taken me to the next step and formalizing my mediation capability. My passion is that disputes can be headed off early if people had the personal skills to do so. This in turn has lead to 1stCall providing leadership training focused on increasing personal awareness designed to: ᆬ Develop leaders communication style ᆬ Understand the impact of their communication behavior ᆬ Approaches to managing change, ambiguity and conflict ᆬ Understand team dynamics and group decision making. It has also lead to facilitation of business agreements, coaching senior company executives and their teams, as well as transitional coaching and personal development of project managers. I continue to focus on working with leaders to develop their soft skills and conflict awareness. Employment History: 1st Call Construction (Oct 2006 � Current) Change Manager, Communications Consultant and Coach Bechtel Mining and Metals (Nov 2002 � 2006) Knowledge Manager and Wed Services Manager 1st Call Construction (Nov 2000 � Nov 2002) Communications Consultant Previous roles include: Records Manager / Document Control Manager for Bechtel and Flour Daniel Estimating assistant for Fletcher Construction Education & Training BTLi Pty Ltd Gateway Review Team member Training (2009) (Gateway review are planned panel reviews for Government projects.) The On-Purpose Life Academy Certificate in Coaching for Life and Workplace Coaching (2008) Yellowhouse (2008 / 2002). (Latest version) Certificate in Project Management Projects IN Controlled Environments (PRINCE 2) Model Six Sigma (In house Training) (2005) Certified Yellow Belt Queensland University of Technology (2000) Graduate Diploma in Communication Organisational Communication Major Queensland University of Technology (1996) Bachelor of Built Environment Industrial Design Major Other Queensland Ambulance Peer Trainer, CPR (2005/2009)

Chris Phillips
South West WA

Family law, parenting or property, workplace, government, commercial, organisational ,community, environmental,  or any area of life, I mediate in

Dorter Family Lawyers and Mediators
McMahons Point, North Sydney, NSW

We are an expert team of family lawyers and mediators based in North Sydney. Whether it’s separation and divorce, complex property settlements or child custody, our approach always starts with you. It’s your goals and circumstances that shape the strategy to put you back in control of your life. Our complete focus on family law is what sets us apart.

Lynette Edwards
Sydney Canberra Brisbane Melbourne
John Irving

Member of Institute of Chartered Accountants, Aust (FCA) Australian Institute of Company Directors (FAICD), Insolvency Practitioners Association (IPAA) Board Appointments: Martindale Holdings Pty Lt (Director) Australia Business Arts Foundation (SA Chair) The Big Book Club Inc (Director) State Theatre Company South Australia (Chair) CAREER: I commenced my professional career with Duffield Hastwell Tune & Co in 1976 in the Audit area and joined Arthur Young on 1 January 1980 on the merger of those firms. My experience in Insolvency dates from this time. I joined Allert Heard & Co in August 1980 and became a partner in 1988. I became an Australian Partner of Arthur Andersen in 1989 when those firms merged and an International Partner in 1994. I was Partner in charge of Corporate Recovery Services of Arthur Andersen, South Australia and the Asia Pacific representative on the worldwide Training Advisory Committee which developed and implemented training for CRS practices world-wide until 31 December 1996. On 1 January 1997 I joined SimsPartners where I was Partner in Charge of the Adelaide office until retiring from the firm on 30 June 2008 to relocate to Melbourne. I was a Director and Treasurer of the Royal South Australian Deaf Society for 5 years and Chair of the Audit Committee of Retail Brands Group P/L (Wendy�s Ice Creams). I am currently a Director of Martindale Holdings Pty Ltd, a company which manages rural properties bequested to the University of Adelaide. I have recently been appointed as Chair in SA of the Australia Business Arts Foundation (AbaF) and was appointed as Chair of the State Theatre Company of South Australia in December 2007. I have successfully undertaken the AICD Company Directors Course and after being a member of The Executive Connection (TEC 32) for over 9 years I have since 1 January 2008 taken on the Chair role with that group in Adelaide. I have practised in insolvency management and consulting since 1980 and have specific experience in managing and selling businesses as well as investigating, analysing and designing turnaround/reconstruction strategies for businesses in financial distress. I have undertaken a range of Litigation support assignments, including the preparation of valuation and economic loss reports and the analysis of reports prepared by other experts. I have given evidence in litigation matters and in the course of insolvency administrations. I have significant experience in analysing businesses from both an operational and financial perspective and in formulating financial models to predict financial performance (profit and loss budgets and cashflow forecasts). I have significant experience in leading, coaching and mentoring staff and clients over many years.

Marcel Alter

As a practioner of over 30 years I have the life, legal and commercial experience to assist all different types of people in all different manner Tha aim is always to ensure the parties can move on

Gail Anderson

Teaching, Project Administrator - Construction Industry

Sara Tovey
Ann Fieldhouse
Catherine Lucas
Greater Sydney and Central Coast
Sue McGrath
Victoria and Tasmania

I have 20+ years of experience in resolving workplace and interpersonal disputes as a HR Director, people manager, mediator, mentor and coach.

If you need help resolving conflict in any of the following areas I am happy to discuss how I can help you or your organisation:

- Bullying, harassment and undue influence

- misuse of power

- leadership

- team leader and team member

- performance management

- relationships


Carolyn Manning
Melbourne CBD and Australia wide
  • Carolyn Manning is a nationally accredited mediator and Harvard trained negotiator who understands people and organisations. She has over 15 years experience as a mediator and over 20 years experience working as a psychologist. She brings this wealth of experience to her mediation and negotiation work. 
  • She has worked with leading organisations across a range of sectors, including, schools, multi-national mining and car companies, financial services, state and local government, industry ombudsman schemes, health sector, industry representative bodies, aeronautical industry, indigenous organisations, retail services, IT companies, police and leading family law firms.
Michael Klug AM
Marie Sullivan OAM
Bathurst NSW 2795

Mediation stages

  1. Mediator’s Opening Statement – explains her role and the ground rules – one to speak at a time in a respectful manner note: can take “time out” if upset or lacking control; neutrality/ impartiality of mediator; confidential process.
  2. Parties Statements and Mediator’s Summaries (each tells their side of the matter without interruption by the other).
  3. Identification and Listings of Issues – agree order of items to be discussed
  4. First joint explanatory negotiation through direct communication between the parties (pinpointing and listing any proposed options).
  5. First private meeting – a confidential and private, one on one meeting with each party (either party may request time out as needed).
  6. Second joint negotiation – nutting out the agreement (can include further private/one on one meeting with the negotiators).
  7. Concluding joint negotiation to fine tune all agreements made.
  8. Mediator photographs white board and later off-site writes up the agreement, finalises, emails to parties.
  9. Parenting order filed with the Court to make it enforceable, or it is agreed that it is not necessary to do so.
  10. Terms of Property Settlement fine-tuned, agreed and provided to the Parties’ lawyers for filing with the Court as Consent Orders thus concluding any litigation on foot. 

What happens in mediation?

Mediation is a flexible process that can be adapted to suit the parties and the circumstances. 

Judy Scott

Workplace, Community and Family Dispute Resolution and Consulting.  Fourteen years experience enabling organisations; workplaces and communities to reach agreement and establish cooperative communication practices to reduce discord and disagreement. Experienced facilitator of crucial conversations in State and Commonwealth Government.  Consulting skills working with organisations to analyse matters contributing to workplace and team disharmony and implement strategies for resolution..  Experience as a former Air Force Officer and Commonwealth Government HR and training executive.  Skilled in a range of dispute resolution practises from mediation to lawyer assisted mediation; family dispute resolution and restorative conferencing.

Lynn Buchanan
Catherine Pilarski
Mark Dickinson

Mark is a skilled and experienced mediator practising in family, workplace and civil disputes.

He has a background as a litigation lawyer, working for 15 years in the areas of family, civil, criminal and legal costs before focussing on mediation. His professional focus since 2011 has been mediation and conciliation.

He is accredited under the National Mediator Accreditation System (2011) and with the Attorney General as a Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner (2012). His post-graduate qualifications include a Master of Dispute Resolution (Hons), Graduate Diploma of Family Dispute Resolution and a Bachelor of Arts with Professional Honours (Human Services Practice).

Mark is a panel mediator with the Magistrates Court of Tasmania and a former senior practitioner of family dispute resolution with Relationships Australia (Tas). 

Tina Hoyer
Townsville, Cairns, Mackay, regional Queensland
Jeanette Kinahan

Jeanette specialises in preventing and managing personal injury and illness - including work injury - including those arising from workplace stress and conflict. 

Jeanette utilises her significant and diverse 25 years + allied health, conflict management and industry experience to work with individuals, teams and organisations to resolve conflict, restore harmonious work relationships and productivity and prevent escalation to absence, work stress or personal injury.

Jeanette mediates, facilitates and coaches individuals and teams experiencing disharmony or conflict. Building conflict engagement competence and mitigating OHSW risks is integral to Jeanette's approach to conflict management and dispute resolution



Jack  Nalpantidis
Jennifer Scott
From Sydney to Western NSW
Sue Waterhouse
Ippei Okazaki
Adelaide and SA/NT remote

Community mediator - Specialising in trauma informed, complex and volatile dispute resolution.

"Conflict need not weigh you down.... or escalate"

Offering online, web-confernce and teleconference (pro account)

Ippei and his team at One Pacific are nationally awared winning experts in community dispute resolution, crisis management and negotiation.

We offer trauma-informed dispute resolution for businesses, workplace, organisations and Court referrals.

Specialising in cross-cultural contexts with clients include the most vulnerable and disadvantaged and delivers program that impact on whole communities and organisations.

Book via the link below and your first one-hour consultation is free www.onepacific.info 

Areas of practice: family, neighbourhood, community, corporate, Court referred and institutional conflict in urban, remote (SA, NT and FNQ)


John Ireland
Leanne Breede
Services offered across Regional SA
Georgina Gardener

A skilled and experienced communications consultant with an emerging track record in mediation and family dispute resolution.  A people person who excels in interpersonal communications and issue exploration and resolution.

William Guthrie

I work primarily in the area of Building Industry Dispute resolutions and I have a primary focus on the smaller contractors and their dispute with the prime contractors . I have 30 years of expertise in the construction industry linked to my dispute resolution qualifications. Associations: Institute of Arbitrators and Mediators of Australia National Electrical Contractors Association Rotary International � Past President, District Governors Rep and Board member Motor Cycling Australia � Level 2 Official Clerk of Course/Steward Australian Small Business Association � Formerly state vice president.

Anna  Crotty

Secretary Australian Teachers Union, Industrial Commission, Anti Discrimination 15 years.

Sophie Timmins Thomson
New England / North West Country NSW

Create Better Outcomes with Thomson Mediation

Thomson mediation has developed over my more than 20 years of experience as a legal practitioner and partner of a grazing company. We specialize in people.  Mediation is the future. In almost every part of our lives technology is taking over. It is becoming more and more difficult to communicate or express ourselves. Mediation gives a controlled environment to solve problems between parties. Through the process of mediation participants are given the power to resolve their conflict. Mediation is an effective method to resolve disputes when they arise or after they arise.


Peter Gray
Matthew Pearce

Refer to my profile under local government, environment and mining. I am a corporate lawyer with exposure to a variety of corporate matters specifically dealing with local government.

Mark Buchanan

Using determination, creativity and over 35 years' experience, I enjoy working with people to nail the best commercial result. 

Karen Wise
Paul E Caporale
Eastern seaboard

Disputes involving insurers & government agencies: professional & medical  negligence, general liability (product & public), policy coverage (ISR, life, D&O, broadform), intentional tort, school law, institutional neglect & abuse. Also defamation, general commercial/contract/equity disputes, estate/family provision matters.

Anthony Fox
Jon Kenfield
Accountant, Arbitrator & Mediator. Melbourne.

Effective Dispute Resolution: Arbitrator, Accounting Expert, Mediator.  Full range of dispute resolution services, tailored to needs, delivered in a practical, businesslike style. 

I've managed several thousand private facilitation and mediation processes over the last 30+ years, plus a substantial number of expert determinations and arbitrations, across a very broad range of dispute types - from very small to very large.

Mary Power

Faciliators Network of WA. Australian Institute of Professional Facilitators; Australian Facilitators Network, Organisational Conflict, Government, Not for profit sector, mediation, facilitation, training Organisational Conflict, local State and Federal Government Departments and Agencies, Not for Profit Sector

Dr Milind Rawal
Central Coast & Hunter Valley
Greg Steinepreis

Legal Lawyer Building and Construction Mining and Resources Commercial Contracts

Anna  Twining
Helen Poropat

Customer Service Customer Liaison & Response Manager

Patrick Paroz
Chris Ronalds SC

Chris is a highly experienced mediator, especially in a full range of employment disputes including sexual harassment, all forms of discrimination and bullying.

Graham Castledine
Cheryl Walmsley
Sydney based

I have over 35 years-experience in Human Resources, Employee Relations and Learning and Development, having worked in multinational organisations within Australia, the UK and Hong Kong.    

Along with various licenses and certificates, I have NMAS accreditation, a Bachelor of Business Degree (with a major in Industrial Relations) and a Master of Science degree in Organisational Psychology.

I served as the Chair of Lifeline Northern Beaches and continue to work as a crisis counsellor and mentor for Lifeline.

My last full-time role was as the Human Resources Director for a UK based construction company.  I have particularly broad experience in engineering, construction and project management cultures and I have worked in unionised workplaces. 

Today I freelance in mediation, counselling and coaching, conflict resolution and work performance issues.     

For a more detailed resume and references, please contact me directly and l will be happy to respond to a request for more information.

Karene Primrose
Western Australia

Practical, no-nonsense and cost effective - this is what mediation should be about.  As a commercial litigator, partner of Jackson McDonald and Dispute Resolution practice group leader, Karene is acutely aware of the high cost, risk and delay associated with litigating disputes.   As a nationally accredited mediator and conciliator, Karene focusses on parties' genuine commercial interests and strives for an outcome that represents a fair and sensible binding resolution to disputes, avoiding the financial and personal costs that come with litigation. 

Karene has trained as a mediator with LEADR (now Resolution Institute) and Harvard University, Boston US, in advanced mediation. 

She serves as a mediator for a number of organisations such as the Small Business Development Corporation of WA ADR scheme, the Office of the Franchising Mediaton Advisor and the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman's office.  She is also appointed as a senior sessional member of the WA State Administrative Tribunal.  

In addition, Karene has been a member of Resolution Institute since 2003 and has served many terms on the State Chapter committee and is part of the organisation's Professional Development Group. 

Karene has been recognised in Doyle's Guide in successive years as a Leading Mediator in Western Australia.