Australasian Dispute Resolution Journal (ADRJ)
Evaluating dispute resolution theory and practice in Australia and overseas
About the Journal
The Australasian Dispute Resolution Journal (ISSN: 1441-7847) is a key resource for staying up to date in the area of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR). The journal features articles covering the broad spectrum of ADR methods, including mediation, arbitration, independent expert appraisal, negotiation and early neutral evaluation.
This is the only Australasian journal covering the theory, analysis and practice of dispute resolution in Australia and overseas.
Covering a diversity of topical matters relating to ADR within and outside the court system, the Australasian Dispute Resolution Journal includes articles from a broad range of ADR practitioners, teachers and academics.
Case notes provide applied illustrations of how dispute resolution processes work in practice, making the Australasian Dispute Resolution Journal a practical and essential resource.
Ruth Charlton is a solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales and an experienced lawyer mediator. Her publications include The Dispute Resolution Guidebook (LBC Information Services, 2000) and The Mediator’s Handbook (Thomson Reuters, 3rd ed, 2014), with Micheline Dewdney and Geoff Charlton.
Dr Tom Altobelli, Judge, Federal Circuit Court of Australia
Ms Linda Fisher, Linda Fisher & Associates Pty Limited, Dispute Resolution and Training Specialists, Sydney, NSW
Ms Maureen Garwood, Approved Family and Child Mediator under the Family Law Act 1975, Mediator and Negotiator – Just Resolutions, Melbourne
Mr Paul Lewis, Partner at Gadens, Sydney
Ms Babette Smith, Mediator and ADR Consultant, Author, Journalist
Dr Gregory Tillett, Senior Research Fellow in Conflict Resolution, University of Western Sydney, Nepean
The following websites contain details of material published in the Journal:
http://legal.thomsonreuters.com.au/australian-legal-journals-index-online/productdetail/85643 (Australian Legal Journals Index)
https://clarivate.com/products/web-of-science/ (Web of Science Emerging Sources Citation Index)
The Australian Legal Journals Index is an online legal database prepared by the Lionel Murphy Library of the Commonwealth Attorney-General’s Department. It is produced by Thomson Reuters and is available via subscription.
The ESCI (Emerging Sources Citation Index) is an online database formerly produced by Thomson Reuters and now maintained by Clarivate Analytics. It is part of the Web of Science Core Collection and is available via subscription.
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The latest Part of the Australasian Dispute Resolution Journal includes the following articles: “Will ADR improve the Australian Taxation Office’s dispute resolution processes?” – Christopher Budd; “Accommodating common mental health issues in mediation” – Rebekah M Doley; “Mediation in the coal-seam gas industry: Improvements made for local stakeholders to grant a social licence” – Danelle Gagliardi; “Was that said with a smile? Factors influencing effective online negotiations” – Claire Holland and Dr Donnalee Taylor; “Should you “lay bare your soul”? The shifting landscape of mediation privilege in New Zealand” – Nina Khouri; “Competing dispute resolution clauses: Arbitration over litigation in Singapore?” – Jasmine Sze Hui Low; and “ADR in VCAT’s guardianship and residential tenancies lists: Room for improvement?” – Claire Thurstans. It also contains Case Notes: “Suing your mediator for negligence; and mediation media watch” – David Spencer.
The latest Part of the Australasian Dispute Resolution Journal includes the following articles: “Broadening the traditional use of mediation to resolve interlocutory issues arising in matters before the courts” – Adele Carr; “Should mediation be the first step in all Family Law Act proceedings?” – Judge Joe Harman; “Facilitating systemic outcomes through anti-discrimination conciliation and the role of the conciliator in this quest” – Rosalie Poole; and “Encouraging dialogue between large and diverse groups: the emerging field of facilitation” – John Woodward. It also contains Case Notes: “Developments in the USA – Contractual damages from a breach of a confidentiality clause in a mediation agreement; a lack of good faith in mediation; and mediation media-watch” – David Spencer; and a Book Review: “International Arbitration & Global Governance Contending Theories and Evidence” by Walter Mattli and Thomas Dietz – review by Magdalene D’Silva.
The latest Part of the Australasian Dispute Resolution Journal includes the following articles: “International arbitration in Australia: 2014/2015 in review” – Albert Monichino QC and Alex Fawke; “The (im)propriety of judicial mediation – David Kwok; “All the way with ADR: Further endorsement of ADR in litigation” – Tina Popa; “Religious tribunals and courts of law – are their decisions or procedural determinations subject to review by secular courts?” – Nadav Prawer; “Mediation of property division in late stage Family law matters: A procedural initiative” – Marilyn Scott; “Emotion in mediation” – Ken Skinner; and “Applying findings from neuroscience to inform and enhance mediator skills” – Craig Smith. It also contains Case notes: “Intervening in mediation; the right to public over private mediation; and mediation media watch” – David Spencer.
The latest Part of the Australasian Dispute Resolution Journal includes the following articles: “Misattributed paternity disputes: The application of collaborative practice as an alternative to court” – Emily Kwok and Dianna T Kenny; “Artistry in mediator practice: Reflections from mediators” – Kathy Douglas and David Goodwin; “The pros, cons, and maybes of telephone mediation: A conversation about the “fourth party”” – Helen Shurven and Archie Zariski; “An alternative model for the application of intervention orders in Victoria” – Edward Davis; “The child’s voice in FDR: Mediation and child-informed practice” – Mieke Brandon and Linda Kochanski; and “Evaluating collaborative law in the Australian context” – Henry Kha.
The latest part of the Australasian Dispute Resolution Journal includes the following articles: “Resistance to the teaching of ADR in the legal academy” – Pauline Collins; “Landing in the right class of subject to contract agreements” – David Spencer; “Tipping the scales – to what extent does the presence of power imbalances detract from the efficacy of principled negotiation?” – John Woodward; “A theory of interest-based dispute management in business format franchising” – Courtenay Atwell; “Zombie mediations” – Dr Rhain Buth; and “Using conflict coaching to support people to develop a secure mind in relation to conflict” – Karen Prime.
The first Part for 2015 of the Australasian Dispute Resolution Journal includes the following articles: “Is Hong Kong ready for med-arb?” – David Kwok; “Ethics and the mediation community” – Jonathan Crowe; “Family violence in culturally and linguistically diverse communities: An evaluation of a family relationship centre” – Helen Cleak, Alikki Vernon, Lola Akin Ojelabi and Tom Fisher; “Conflict coaching in Indigenous Australian settings – sharing the lessons from mediation” – Susan Medway; “Self-determination in Australian facilitative mediation: How to avoid complaints” – Mieke Brandon; and “Emotion and its role in negotiation – valuable tool or unnecessary hindrance?” – Jayr Teng.
The latest Part of the ADRJ includes the following material: “International arbitration in Australia: 2013/2014 in review” – Albert Monichino QC and Alex Fawke; “Lawyers behaving badly in mediations: Lessons for legal educators” – Donna Cooper; “Insights from Australian mediators about mediation and access to justice” – Mary Anne Noone and Dr Lola Akin Ojelabi; “Mediation in a cross-cultural setting: What a mediator should know” – Kelvin Lau; and “Mirror, mirror on the wall, is there no r(e)ality in neutrality after all? Re-thinking ADR practices for Indigenous Australians” – Neha Sharma. There is also a Case Note: “Whether coercion by a solicitor in mediation is the subject of advocate immunity and mediation media watch” – David Spencer.
The latest Part of ADRJ includes the following articles: “Information, power and relationships: Minimising barriers to access to justice for end of life disputes” – Katherine Curnow; “Representing clients from courtroom to mediation settings: Switching hats between adversarial advocacy and dispute resolution advocacy” – Donna Cooper; “Court connected dispute resolution – whose interests are being served?” – John Woodward; “Multiple party mediation: Complexities and strategies” – Helen Shurven; and “Loss and hope in family dispute resolution” – Mieke Brandon.
The latest Part of the Australasian Dispute Resolution Journal includes the following articles: “Mediation developments in the Australia/Pacific region” – John A McGruther; “Resolving or escalating disputes? Experiences of the NSW Police Force complaints process” – Jane Goodman-Delahunty, Alan Beckley and Melissa Martin; “An introduction to the challenges and possibilities of faith-based arbitration in Australia” – Nadav Prawer, Nussen Ainsworth and John Zeleznikow; “ADR in legal education: Evaluating a teaching and learning innovation” – Judy Gutman, Silvia McCormack and Matthew Riddle; “Compensation through conciliation: Payments made through the Office of the Health Services Commissioner” – James Cameron and Grant Davies; and “Mandatory mediation: A positive development in most cases” – Krista Mahoney.
The Australasian Dispute Resolution Journal (ADRJ) starting publishing in February 1990, and this year has reached its 25th volume. The first ever issue opened with a foreword by the Honourable Sir Laurence Street, who noted: Alternative Dispute Resolution procedures … fill a legitimate place in society’s armoury for the resolution of disputes. They are being ...more