ADRA brings together dispute practitioners from all across Australia.

Building community through dispute resolution by providing leadership, direction and growth.

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 1986 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

Past & Current Patrons of ADRA

Sir Laurence Street

Sir Laurence Street – AC, KCMG, KStJ, QC

14th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of New South Wales and Lieutenant-Governor of New South Wales, pioneered alternative dispute resolution and ascertained the return to Australia of Indigenous Australian remains from the National History Museum in London, the first such mediation.

Terry Sheahan – AO

Past Attorney General of NSW who established the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), Past President and founding judge of the Workers Compensation Commission, now the Personal Injury Commission, one of the longest-serving judges of the Land and Environment Court, pioneered alternative dispute resolution processes within Australia’s legal system.

National Accreditation