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Constructive coversations

Dr Serge Loode shared how mediators can create constructive conversations and safe spaces for discussion by encouraging positive conflict behaviours in disputing parties.

14 September 2017

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Compulsory mediation to farm business debts in Queensland

John Simpson discussed the role of the Queensland Rural and Industry Development Authority (QRIDA) in the context of farm business debt mediation. Under the new Farm Business Debt Mediation Act 2017 (Queensland), financiers need to participate in debt mediation with farmers before foreclosure.

31 August 2017

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Negotiation under the shadow of domestic violence

In 2010 a model of mediation was piloted by the Federal Attorney-General's Department that was designed specifically to support the achievement of safe outcomes in matters with a history of family violence.  In this presentation Prof. Rachael Field discussed learning from that pilot and from the evaluation of the pilot.

15 November 2016

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Breakfast with Queensland's AG

At a Resolution Institute breakfast with Queensland’s Attorney General, the Hon. Yvette D’Ath discussed whether and how broader use of DR might benefit Queensland's economy.

19 May 2016

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Use of DR in the Land Court

The President and the Judicial Registrar of the Land Court discuss the processes used in resolving different types of disputes including where DR is applied and review the advantages and disadvantages of the process.

21 April 2016

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What makes a good mediator?

Facilitated by Linda Kochanski, this philosophical presentation encouraged over 35 QLD Resolution Institute members & guests to examine the qualities of 'good' mediators
27 August 2015

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Elder mediation

Presented by Amanda Molomby, this insightful event highlighted the complexities of elder mediation, and the skills required to be effective in this area of practice.
21 May 2015

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Is your negotiator a dud?

Attended by over 40 Resolution Institute members and guests, this well regarded event was presented by Pat Cavanagh, who critiqued some of the most recurrent negotiation mistakes, and looked at examples of how to identify gaps in skill levels.
21 May 2015

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Choosing the best-fit DR for the circumstances

Attended by over 60 Resolution Institute members and guests, this highly engaging session involved four experienced practitioners showcasing the depth and breadth of our DR practise.
28 April 2015

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