The experts in conflict management solutions

Conflict Capability is Integral to Helping Communities Thrive

Confidence in the certainty, expediency and cost-efficiency of conflict management is essential to maintaining projects on time and budget, and ensuring all-important community and commercial relationships continue to thrive.

The Australian Disputes Centre are experts in conflict management. Established in 1986 as a not-for-profit company, ADC is dedicated to supporting NGO’s, government instrumentalities, corporations and communities with world-class negotiation and conflict management skills’ training and effective private dispute resolution.

ADC brings a wealth of commercial and inter sectional experience to a broad range of settings across the Asia-Pacific.

Our specialist services include the appointment of professional Facilitators, Mediators, Arbitrators, and Experts with the right experience to impartially assist parties resolve their issues in dispute, including Finance, Governance, Engineering, Geo and Hydro Science, Cross-Cultural Facilitation and Community Engagement.


Our consulting services are…blurb…and they include:

  • development of in-house disputes resolution capability
  • disputes systems design
  • strategic conflict management solutions
  • assessment of conflict management ability and capacity
  • independent reviews and assessments of ADR projects
  • planning of mediation and conflict resolution training

ADC’s practical, flexible and cross-culturally safe frameworks include the ADC Partnership Process for successfully negotiating mutually agreed solutions that are doable and durable; saving time, money and relationships.

Case Studies (either short blurbs on this page and/or links to standalone case study pages.

  • Rio Tinto
  • Consultation on climate change related relocations on a Pacific Island