Application for Accreditation

Under the National Mediator Accreditation System (NMAS) for Newly Qualified Mediators

“Congratulations on your assessment as a mediator, and thank you for your interest in joining ADC’s family of practitioners. Many ADC alumni have gone on to become Australia’s leading mediators, and we look forward to working with you in developing your skills and career in the field. To assist you moving forward, I encourage you to stay connected through our professional Book Club Connect and other CPD opportunities.”  – Deborah Lockhart, CEO

The information requested on this form will be used to process your application for Accreditation as a newly qualified mediator under the National Mediator Accreditation System (NMAS). Your National Accreditation lasts for a period of 2 years. For further information read our NMAS FAQs.

Before completing your application be sure to read and understand your obligations under NMAS: Link

Once you have completed this form, please click ‘Submit’ below, and a member of our team will be in touch to confirm your application and provide the payment gateway to finalise your application.

Bi-Annual ‘NMAS Registration’ Fee

For ADC trained mediators seeking accreditation the two-yearly fee is $300 plus GST, comprising:

  • $210.00 – ADC Administration
  •   $90.00 – MSB Registration
  •   $30.00 – GST

ADC remits the $90.00 to the MSB on your behalf, to support their continued work. For more information about MSB registration, please visit

Annual ‘ADC Book Club’ Fee

For ADC trained mediators seeking to stay connected, develop their knowledge and skills, and accumulate CPD points, the annual fee for ADC Book Club is $300 plus GST. Read more here.


ADC has the discretion to suspend a mediator and remove their name from the National Register in circumstances where it believes, on the balance of probabilities, that there has been non-compliance with the Practice Standards, other relevant ethical guidelines or professional requirements or the Approval Standards.

In relation to any suspension and removal, ADC will inform the mediator within 14 days of its concerns and provide the mediator with an opportunity to respond to ADC.