VADR Mediator Accreditation


As a Recognised Mediation Accreditation Body (RMAB) in accordance with the Australian National Mediator Standards, VADR is able to offer Mediator Accreditation to members who meet these national standards. Please note that members who are Accredited Mediators with other RMAB organisations are automatically eligible for Accreditation as a mediator with VADR. The Mediator Standards Board has set a fee of $100 for accreditation, which must be renewed every two years. The application forms are available via the links below.

*** NMAS Approval and Practice Standards 1 July 2015 ***
These standards need to be read thoroughly before applying for national accreditation.Click here to download a PDF file of the NMAS Approval and Practice Standards 1 July 2015.


Click here to download an Accreditation Application form to be completed, scanned and emailed to VADR

Click here to download a Reaccreditation Application form to be completed, scanned and emailed to VADR

Application process:
1. Print out and complete the application form, then scan your completed form.
2. Email the scan of your completed form to, ensuring that you have also provided, in the form of pdf attachments to your email, all required supporting documents..
3. Deposit/transfer $100 (being two years' MSB fees) into the Victorian Association for Dispute Resolution bank account (BSB 06-3009, Account number 1018 2266). Please remember to include your name in the reference field so that we can identify your payment. To pay by credit card, please email card details to or phone Deborah Macfarlane on 0432 498 639.

Note: Your application cannot be forwarded to the Accreditation Sub-Committee for consideration until all of the above steps have been fully completed.

Institutions offering training and courses recognised by VADR for the purposes of Mediator Accreditation:
(this list is not exhaustive; other courses will be considered by the Association)
Resolution Institute
Monash University
Latrobe University
Bond University
Relationships Australia


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Ejaz Ali
Sheree Anderson
Ruki Bartholomeusz
Annabelle Benemerito-Mendoza
Murray Bickerdike
Karen Bird
Jane Bishop
Nicky Botterill
Annamaree Bowey
Eve Breitzke
Nicola Byrne
Fraser Cameron
Kathleen Carew
Mark Cerne
John Cleary
Sean Coley
Andi Diamond
Wendy Gaddie
Fernando J Gallieto
Richard Godfrey
Jen Hitchman
Rhys Jaconley
Indar Rohit Maharaj
Louise Millar-Hoffmann
Stuart Miller
Nancy Nguyen
Meriel O'Sullivan
Jessica Thuy Duong Phan
Christina Platz
Stephany Radosavjevic
James Robertson
Geoff Robinson
John Rundell
Mark Sampson
Tricia Scharer
Ena Shaw
Katie Simmonds
Helen Smart
Ian Smith
Katie Stark
Sarah Swindells
Cheryl Thomas
Hugh Thompson
Cath Tregillis
Katerina Tsipos
Maartje Van-Der-Vlies
Marie Whitby
Max Wright
Emine Yavuz


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Victorian Association for Dispute Resolution