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National Alternative Dispute Resolution Advisory Council


Maintaining and enhancing the integrity of the ADR process: from principles to practice through people

In this report, the National Alternative Dispute Resolution Advisory Council (NADRAC) canvasses particular issues that support the integrity of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) processes, and that are identified in the Terms of Reference. These are: conduct obligations, rules about confidentiality and inadmissibility of communications within...

The resolve to resolve: embracing ADR to improve access to justice in the federal jurisdiction

In the years since NADRAC was established, ADR has expanded into a large, highly diverse and innovative field. Consumers, lawyers and other stakeholders have a greatly improved, though still imperfect, appreciation of the benefits of ADR. Many stakeholders expressed a welcome understanding of the value...

Alternative dispute resolution in the civil justice system: issues paper

The National Alternative Dispute Resolution Advisory Council (NADRAC) was established in 1995 as an independent body to provide the Attorney-General with policy advice on the development of ways of resolving or managing disputes without a judicial decision. On 13 June 2008 the Attorney-General wrote to...

ADR statistics

The document collates statistics on ADR that are routinely collected and contained in publicly available web-based or printed documents, especially published annual reports. Organisations may collect statistics that are not published and some may have conducted one off research studies or surveys. Such statistics are...