Supporting and transforming the community of dispute resolution practice by providing leadership, direction and growth.

ADRA brings together practitioners from all across Australia

We provide networking opportunities that benefit all levels of experience. 

We have a long-standing history

Our combined membership provides decades of dispute and legal experience for our membership. 

Excellent networking opportunities

We hold regular seminars and have special guests presenting on all things dispute resolution.

Our numbers are growing

And we'd love to see you at our next event.

Welcome to the ADRA community

ADRA brings together dispute resolution practitioners and those with an interest in dispute resolution.  Members of ADRA enjoy the benefits of membership and the opportunity to network with each other to share experiences and knowledge.

Become a Member

We have varying levels of membership to suit all levels of experience and involvement.

National Accreditation

ADRA's Practitioner Members can become Nationally Accredited Mediators.

Upcoming Events

Network with professionals, solicitors and law experts from across Sydney and Australia at one of our regular events.

Who we are

ADRA was established in 1985 and has been at the forefront of dispute resolution in Australia.  We embrace all forms of dispute resolution and we pride ourself not only in our heritage, but in our commitment to future development of dispute resolution

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What our members say about us

Here are some testimonials from some of our Australian Dispute Resolution Association board members.

Robert Gavick ADRA acts as a central hub for mediators where we can share experiences and support each other.
Paulina Nowakowska ADRA is a catalyst for moving forward in the dispute resolution world. It is a fantastic networking opportunity where like-minded people can share their differing truths.
Tomasz Dziuda ADRA provides the perfect settings for networking with dispute resolution professionals from right across the state.



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ADRA is proud to have the Law Society of New South Wales as a sponsor and extends its gratitude for allowing us to hold our meetings in their rooms free of charge.

Our membership levels

Whether you're a student studying, or you've been practising for years, or you're retired but would still like to be active in the practising community, we have varying levels of membership with a wide range of benefits for our members.

Non-Practitioner/Retired Member
$80/ year
Committed to dispute resolution principles
Attend ADRA events
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Practising Member
$140/ year
For practising dispute resolvers
Receive National Mediation Accreditation
Attend ADRA events
Find out more
Professional Indemnity Insurance
From$200+ GST
We provide GIO Professional Indemnity Insurance for ADRA Members
Find out more

We also offer a Student level of membership for full-time students who are studying, and/or are interested in, dispute resolution.

Would you like more information about ADRA?Get in touch with one of our board members to find out more.

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